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One entry found for coupon.
Main Entry: cou·pon
Pronunciation: primarystressk(y)ü-secondarystresspän
Function: noun
Etymology: from French coupon "a part of a bill to be cut off and turned in with payment," from early French coupon "a piece (cut off)," from couper "to cut" --related to 2COPE, COUP
1 : a statement of due interest to be cut from a bond and presented for payment on a stated date
2 a : one of a series of tickets to be detached and presented as needed b : a ticket or form allowing the bearer to purchase rationed articles c : a certificate or other evidence of a purchase that may be exchanged for premiums d : a part of an advertisement to be cut off to use as an order blank or inquiry form or to obtain a discount on the price of something

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