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English definition of “receipt”

receipt

noun
 
 
/rɪˈsiːt/
PAPER [C] A2 a piece of paper that proves that you have received goods or money: Could I have a receipt? Remember to keep receipts for any work done.AccountingBills and invoices
RECEIVING [U] formal the act of receiving something: Items must be returned within fourteen days of receipt.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
(Definition of receipt from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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