Definition of voucher noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈvaʊtʃə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvaʊtʃər//
Cost and payment
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a printed piece of paper that can be used instead of money to pay for something, or that allows you to pay less than the usual price of something a voucher for a free meal a travel voucher This discount voucher entitles you to 10% off your next purchase. see also luncheon voucher Wordfinderbuy, discount, loyalty card, purchase, receipt, reduction, refund, short-change, store card, voucher See related entries: Cost and payment Word Originearly 17th cent.: from vouch.Extra examples The company issues travel vouchers to all managers. a 50p money-off voucher redeemable against any future purchase of the product a voucher entitling you to a half-price meal a voucher for children’s glasses a voucher worth £100 households that receive housing vouchers to pay the rent publicly financed vouchers for education the use of tax dollars for school vouchers
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: voucher