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1. a customer's book in which is recorded by a trader a list of credit sales to that customer
2. (formerly in South Africa) an official document serving to identify the bearer, his race, his residence, and his employment
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Apple WalletAn iPhone app from Apple that debuted with iOS 6. Originally called "Passbook," Wallet holds boarding passes, movie tickets, retail coupons and customer loyalty cards. Data can be automatically displayed on the user's lock screen when entering a related venue. In 2015, Wallet added support for Apple Pay, along with major credit cards and retail store cards from JC Penney, Kohl's and BJ's Wholesale Club. Wallet interacts with merchant terminals via barcodes and, starting with the iPhone 6, via NFC. See smartphone wallet, digital wallet, NFC, iPhone 6 and iOS versions.
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