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gift certificate


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A certificate usually presented as a gift that entitles the recipient to select merchandise of an indicated cash value at a commercial establishment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A voucher entitling the bearer to a free product or service, intended to be purchased as a gift.


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  • Because this gift certificate was certainly extravagant enough for two meals, I asked Jennifer Huycke, my best friend and “sister of choice,” to go along.

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  • And a gift certificate for a free consultation for something called Rolfing.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna

  • When the work was done and they moved their things over to Warren, the Fosters gave the Kulises an envelope containing a gift certificate for one free night at the Riverview Bed and Breakfast, where innkeepers Gloria and Trip Foster would offer them historic accommodations, a free continental breakfast and the use of folding chairs and binoculars and insect repellent if they wished to go and sit near the water.

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  • Imagine my surprise when, as a gift, the group presented me with an unbelievably generous gift certificate to an exclusive five-diamond restaurant.

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