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"till" in American English

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tillpreposition, conjunction

 us   /tɪl, təl/
up to (the time that); until: Tell him to take it easy till we get there.

tillverb [T]

 us   /tɪl/
  • till verb [T] (PREPARE LAND)

to prepare and use land for growing crops: to till the soil

tillnoun [C]

 us   /tɪl/
  • till noun [C] (MONEY CONTAINER)

a drawer where money is kept in a store: fig. We suspected him of dipping into the till (= stealing money from the store).
(Definition of till from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"till" in British English

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tillpreposition, conjunction

uk   /tɪl/  us   /tɪl/
A2 up to (the time that); until: We waited till six thirty for you. Up till 1918, women in Britain were not allowed to vote. How long is it till the baby is due?

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tillnoun [C]

uk   /tɪl/  us   /tɪl/ UK (US register)
the drawer in a cash register (= a machine which records sales in a shop, and in which money is kept) or the cash register itself: Next time you have the till open, could you give me some change? I think these items have been rung up wrongly on the till.

tillverb [T]

uk   /tɪl/  us   /tɪl/
(Definition of till from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"till" in Business English

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tillnoun [C]

uk   us   /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
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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.
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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.
(Definition of till from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “till”
in Korean -(언제) 까지…
in Arabic حَتّى…
in Malaysian sampai, sehingga…
in French jusqu’à (ce que)…
in Russian до…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直到, 到…為止…
in Italian fino a, finché…
in Turkish ... a/e kadar…
in Polish (aż) do, dopóki nie…
in Spanish hasta (que)…
in Vietnamese cho tới khi…
in Portuguese até (que)…
in Thai จนกระทั่ง…
in German bis…
in Catalan fins (a)…
in Japanese ~まで…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直到, 到…为止…
in Indonesian sampai…
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