scrip

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scrip,

temporary substitute for money, securities, or other valuable claims. Business enterprises and municipalities have at times, especially when short of cash, paid employees in scrip, and communities have facilitated trade by using it. Various devices have made it acceptable, e.g., a store that would receive it in exchange for goods. The term scrip has also been applied to money of fractional denominations, and to gift certificates and the like that can be used to pay for purchases from stores, restaurants, and other businesses.

scrip

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Informal a medical prescription
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Summary: DUBAI - The world's favourite jeweller -- Joyalukkas -- has introduced for the first time in the region innovative gift solutions in the form of personalised gift coins for various occasions.
The gold gift coins have been innovatively packed and designed with specially tailored messages to suit various occasions like weddings, new-born babies and birthday wishes.