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tip

noun [C]
 
 
/tɪp/
a useful piece of information or advice: Our 50 tips show you how to navigate your computer system from startup to shutdown.a tip for (doing) sth Here are our top tips for achieving success as a freelancer.a tip on/about sth The book offers some useful tips on investing in real estate. The Business Link site gives tips on setting up your own business.find/get tips You can find tips on our website for ways to protect your home. safety/travel/tax tips
FINANCE advice to buy or sell particular shares: share/stock tips Investors should take stock tips with a pinch of salt.
COMMERCE an amount of money given by a customer to someone who has provided a service, especially in a hotel or restaurant: give/leave a tip Different countries have different customs when it comes to leaving tips. →  Compare gratuity
(Definition of tip noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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