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Meaning of “token” - Learner’s Dictionary

token

noun [C]     /ˈtəʊkən/
LOVE/THANKS
something that you give to someone in order to show them love, to thank them, etc: I gave Helen some chocolates as a token of thanks for all her help.Presents and giftsGifts in the form of money
INSTEAD OF MONEY
a round piece of metal or plastic that you put in some machines instead of money: You need a token to get out of the car park.Forms of money and methods of payment
PAPER UK ( US gift certificate)
a piece of paper that you give someone which they can exchange for a book, CD, etc: a book/record/gift token Forms of money and methods of payment
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