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ticket

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈtɪk.ɪt/

ticket noun [C] (PROOF OF PAYMENT)

A1 a small piece of paper or card given to someone, usually to show that they have paid for an event, journey, or activity: a concert ticket a train/bus/plane ticket a lottery/raffle ticket a ticket office a ticket collector
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ticket noun [C] (PRICE CARD)

a piece of card or paper that is put on an object to show its size or price: a price ticket a note telling you that you must pay some money as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law: a parking ticket

ticket noun [C] (POLITICS)

mainly US the range of ideas and plans that someone supports when they are in an election: She's standing on an education ticket. US the group of people representing a particular political party in an election: the Republican/Democratic ticket

ticket

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈtɪk.ɪt/
to sell tickets for an event; to provide someone with a ticket : It's an all-ticketed game. Only passengers who were ticketed on that particular flight will receive a refund. US to give a ticket to someone who has broken a traffic law: Charles was ticketed for speeding.
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