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ticket

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtɪkɪt/
TRAVEL OR ENTERTAINMENT A1 a small piece of paper that shows you have paid to do something, for example travel on a bus, watch a film, etc: a lottery ticket plane ticketsTickets
LAW a piece of paper that orders you to pay money because you have put your car in an illegal place, driven too fast, etc: a parking ticket →  See also round-trip ticket , season ticket Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
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