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coupon

1. Commerce
a. a detachable part of a ticket or advertisement entitling the holder to a discount, free gift, etc.
b. a detachable slip usable as a commercial order form
c. a voucher given away with certain goods, a certain number of which are exchangeable for goods offered by the manufacturers
2. History a ticket issued to facilitate rationing

Coupon

 

a part of a security—a bond or a stock—that entitles the owner to receive a set return in the form of interest or dividends. The coupon is presented for payment, usually through a bank, to the corporation or government authority that issued the security.

coupon

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(chemical engineering)
Polished metal strip of specified size and weight used to detect the corrosive action of liquid or gas products or to test the efficiency of corrosion-inhibitor additives. Also known as corrosion coupon.
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Creative Counterfeiting: The quality of counterfeit coupons imitating PAH coupons ranges from poor-quality, amateurish cut-and-paste examples to very high-quality counterfeits that attempt to mimic the security features of legitimate PAH coupons.
In Europe and the US coupon and voucher services are very well known and utilized, especially in today's economy where many people have to sustain with tight budgets.
However, just 13% of HBC coupons required multiple purchases to receive the discount.
Coupons are basic tools for advertisers of both established and new brands.
It's kind of like a game to use your coupons to the best advantage as possible,'' said Amy McClure of Whittier, a second-generation couponer who has been doing it since high school.
The content of the coupon or the advertising message is specified by the client- manufacturer.
Retailers that use store coupons to stimulate sales should review their accruals or reserves to ensure that the requirements are met for deductions that are taken.
Frequency of coupon use signals the degree of repeated use of coupons.
It is important to note that there are a number of maturity and coupon combinations that produce the same duration.
com remains a free site where consumers can access one of the largest and highest quality selections of free coupons from top brands.
In the same study, however, just 20 percent of consumers claimed to read the Sunday FSIs on a regular basis, or to seek out coupons in any proactive way.