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English definition of “token”

token

noun [C] (DISC)    /ˈtəʊ.kən/ US  /ˈtoʊ-/
C1 a round metal or plastic disc that is used instead of money in some machines Forms of money and methods of payment
(Definition of token noun (DISC) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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