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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a certificate that can be purchased, as from a store, for presentation as a gift: it entitles the recipient to select merchandise in the amount indicated
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A certificate usually presented as a gift that entitles the recipient to select merchandise of an indicated cash value at a commercial establishment.