Receipt

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Definition

a receipt: an acknowledgment, a piece of paper to prove a purchase
noun
The cashier forgot to give me my receipt, so I can't get a refund.

the receipt (of a parcel): the reception (of a package), the act of receiving (a package)
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: That's 25 pence change and there's your receipt sir.
US: If you don't have a receipt then I cannot refund you, madam.
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Examples

  • "Philip : Receipt?"
  • "Icarus : On August 22nd of last year, there is a twelve-hundred dollar charge to the company's expense account, but we can't seem to locate a receipt for this transaction."
  • "- Damaged goods must be reported immediately by telephone upon receipt of items. No claims for compensation can be made after three working days."
  • "Brian : Do you still have the receipt?"
  • "Upon receipt of the completed form, we will contact you to arrange a visit from one of our installation engineers*."
  • "417 days have passed since you confirmed receipt of the delivery, yet payment is still outstanding."
  • "Brian : Well, without a receipt, I am afraid you're not going to get a cash refund."
  • "No, no the receipt was in my pants, and my pants are long gone."
  • "Jean : I mean a receipt."
  • "I discovered the receipt for a sizeable equipment purchase from 1998, which was not registered, and could have caused a catastrophe."

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