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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtokento‧ken1 /ˈtəʊkən $ ˈtoʊ-/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 Ta round piece of metal that you use instead of money in some machines2 formalREPRESENT something that represents a feeling, fact, event etca token of your gratitude/respect/appreciation etc Please accept this gift as a small token of our appreciation. by the same token at same1(8)3 book/record/gift token
Examples from the Corpus
tokenThere will be another token tomorrow to complete your voucher.Sheaths were often lovingly carved and given as love tokens or dowry gifts.By the same token, big manufacturers are often shareholders in their chosen bank.By the same token, cinemas had no operators, and so few halls remained open.By the same token, it has not been a triumph for the Tory Party.a subway tokenBut I restrained the impulse, for it is as well to eke out such tokens of our goodwill as we possess.Ten tokens meant a bike ride round the park with one of his parents.The service returns the tokens to the customer with an explanation.a token of your gratitude/respect/appreciation etcChief, I just offered you a token of my appreciation.