voucher


voucher
voucher vouch‧er [ˈvaʊtʆə ǁ -ər] noun [countable]
1. a ticket that can be used instead of money for a particular purpose:
voucher for

• The tour price includes a voucher for a meal in a pub of your choice.

• She was given a travel voucher from Belfast to London.

2. money that a government gives people to use for a particular purpose such as health or education:

• The White House is proposing tax credits or vouchers, worth perhaps as much as $5,000 a family, to help low-income people buy health insurance.

• The nursery voucher scheme gave parents vouchers worth £1000 to buy the nursery provision of their choice.

3. ACCOUNTING an official receipt given for money that has been paid:

• On receiving payment the subcontractor should give the builder a completed voucher.

4. ACCOUNTING any document that proves that someone's accounts are correct

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voucher UK US /ˈvaʊtʃər/ noun [C] MONEY
a printed piece of paper used to pay for particular goods or services, or to pay less than the usual price: »

Anyone spending $25 or more will get a $5 voucher to spend.

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The company will pay most of the settlement in shares and discount vouchers.

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a clothing/food/housing/travel voucher

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The Inland Revenue wants to know about employee benefits, including vouchers for food and drink.

ACCOUNTING a piece of paper that shows that money has been paid for something or that someone's accounts are correct: »

You should keep all copies of sales vouchers to check off against statements.

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He demanded that they go back until each overtime voucher could be matched with a specific job.

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Unfortunately the payroll vouchers weren't being reviewed by managers.

See also GIFT VOUCHER(Cf. gift voucher)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • voucher — vouch·er / vau̇ chər/ n [Anglo French, summoning of a person to guarantee title, from voucher to summon] 1: a documentary record of a business transaction 2: a written affidavit or authorization 3: a form or check indicating a credit against… …   Law dictionary

  • voucher — s.n. Document de călătorie eliberat unui turist de o agenţie de turism, reprezentând contravaloarea serviciilor prestate. [pr.: váu cer] (din engl. voucher < engl. vouch = a asigura, a garanta; a dovedi < engl. medie vouchen = a chema în… …   Dicționar Român

  • voucher — ● voucher nom masculin (anglais voucher, reçu) Bon émis par une agence de voyages, et donnant droit à certains services. voucher [vuʃœʀ; vuʃɛʀ] n. m. ÉTYM. V. 1970; mot angl. « reçu, récépissé », de to vouch, du lat. vocare « appeler ». ❖ ♦ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Voucher — Vouch er, n. 1. One who vouches, or gives witness or full attestation, to anything. [1913 Webster] Will his vouchers vouch him no more? Shak. [1913 Webster] The great writers of that age stand up together as vouchers for one another s reputation …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • voucher — [vou′chər] n. [substantive use of Anglo Fr voucher, to VOUCH] 1. a person who vouches, as for the truth of a statement 2. a paper serving as evidence or proof; specif., a receipt or statement attesting to the expenditure or receipt of money, the… …   English World dictionary

  • Voucher — (englisch, [ˈvaʊtʃə]) steht für: Eintrittskarte Gewährsmann ein geldwerter Gutschein, der zum Konsum der darauf festgehaltenen Leistungen berechtigt Rechnungsbeleg Zahlungsbeleg Siehe auch: Vaucher …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • voucher — / vaʊtʃə/, it. / vautʃer/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) vouch attestare, garantire , lat. vocare chiamare ], usato in ital. al masch. (comm.) [documento rilasciato da un agenzia di viaggio come attestazione del diritto a usufruire di determinati… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • voucher — originally summoning of a person into court to warrant the title to a property; see VOUCH (Cf. vouch). Meaning receipt from a business transaction is first attested 1690s; sense of document which can be exchanged for goods or services is attested …   Etymology dictionary

  • voucher — |váuchèr| s. m. 1. Documento que comprova o pagamento e o direito a um serviço ou a um produto. 2. Vale de desconto. • Plural: vouchers.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • voucher — /ˈvautʃer, ingl. ˈvautʃə(r)/ [vc. ingl., «tagliando, buono», da to vouch «garantire, attestare»] s. m. inv. buono, tagliando, coupon (fr.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione


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