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Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: Old French, 'piece', from couper 'to cut'

coupon

noun
     
Related topics: Business Basics
cou‧pon [countable]
1BB a small piece of printed paper that gives you the right to pay less for something or get something free:
The coupon entitles you to 10 cents off your next purchase.
2TCM a printed form, used when you order something, enter a competition etc:
To order, fill in the coupon on page 154.

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