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Meaning of COUPON

Pronunciation:  'koopân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a test sample of some substance
  2. [n]  a negotiable certificate that can be detached and redeemed as needed
 

COUPON is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: voucher
 
 See Also: book token, commercial document, commercial instrument, luncheon voucher, meal ticket, sample, twofer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cou"pon\ (k??"p?n; F. k??`p?n"), n. [F., fr. couper to
cut, cut off. See {Coppice}.]
1. (Com.) A certificate of interest due, printed at the
   bottom of transferable bonds (state, railroad, etc.),
   given for a term of years, designed to be cut off and
   presented for payment when the interest is due; an
   interest warrant.

2. A section of a ticket, showing the holder to be entitled
   to some specified accomodation or service, as to a passage
   over a designated line of travel, a particular seat in a
   theater, or the like.

 

 

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