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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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couponcou‧pon /ˈkuːpɒn $ -pɑːn/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 BBa small piece of printed paper that gives you the right to pay less for something or get something free The coupon entitles you to ten cents off your next purchase.2 TCMa printed form, used when you order something, enter a competition etc To order, fill in the coupon on page 154.
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coupona two-year bond with a 10% couponMeanwhile, coupons are an even better bargain.Make a collection of coupons from available sources.The sources of coupons continue to multiply.He searched through the free papers in the office when he took his article in, completing every possible coupon.Repetitive tasks, whether sorting coupons, stitching fabric or entering data, wear most workers toward early retirement.Just tick the appropriate box below and attach the coupon to the front of your letter.Just fill in the coupon below, quoting you Ideal Home subscription number, and sent it to:.This coupon is for 15 cents off paper towels.
From Longman Business Dictionarycouponcou‧pon /ˈkuːpɒn-pɑːn/ noun1[countable]FINANCE a small piece of paper attached to certain types of bond, that you tear off and hand in so as to receive interestThe frequency of coupon payments can differ between bonds; for example, some bonds pay coupons quarterly, others pay coupons annually.2[singular]FINANCE the rate of interest paid on bondsa new two-year bond with a 10% couponThe high coupon is there to compensate high risk.3[countable] a printed piece of paper given to customers by the seller of a product, allowing the customer to pay less than usual for the product when they next buy it, or to get a free gifta 20p-off coupon4[countable] a printed piece of paper given to people by the government, allowing them to buy a particular product or get something for free, usually during a warration couponspetrol coupons see also international reply coupon
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