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till

noun [C]
 
 
/tɪl/ mainly UK COMMERCE
( US usually register) a machine in a store or other business that records each sale and into which money paid by customers is put: Early indications from major UK stores show that cash tills have only just improved their takings on last year. shop/supermarket till computerized/electronic/automated till self-service/checkout tills till receipts/operators →  See also cash register
the place in a store, especially a large store, where you pay for your goods: The company is analysing waiting times at checkouts to calculate how many tills should be open.through the till(s) The volume of sales through high street tills rose by 0.6% in November.at the till(s) Retailers claim that banning cheques has helped to reduce queues at the till. →  See also checkout
be on the till(s) to work in a store receiving payment from customers, and giving them change: Staff on the tills will be happy to offer customers information about our new range of insurance services.
have your hands/fingers in the till informal to steal money from the company or organization you work for: The executive was fired after he was found with his hand in the till.
Translations of “till”
in Korean 계산대…
in Arabic ماكينة الكاشير…
in French (tiroir-)caisse…
in Turkish kasa, ödeme makinası/noktası, para çekmecesi…
in Italian registratore di cassa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 收銀機的抽屜, 收銀機…
in Russian касса…
in Polish kasa…
in Spanish caja…
in Portuguese caixa (registradora)…
in German die Ladenkasse…
in Catalan caixa (enregistradora)…
in Japanese (店の)レジ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 收银机的抽屉, 收银机…
(Definition of till from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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