book token

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "book token":
singular book token plural book tokens British
a piece of paper of a particular value that can be used for buying books in a bookshop, usually given as a present

a £10 book token


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • book token — ➔ token1 * * * book token UK US noun [C] UK COMMERCE ► a document worth a particular amount of money that can only be used to buy books: »She gave me a £20 book token for my birthday …   Financial and business terms

  • book token — book .token n BrE a card that you can exchange for books ▪ She gave me a book token for Christmas …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • book token — book ,token noun count BRITISH a piece of paper of a particular value that can be used for buying books in a BOOKSTORE, usually given as a present …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • book token — noun a gift voucher that can be exchanged for books costing up to an amount given on the voucher • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Book token — A book token is a form of gift voucher redeemable in participating bookshops as an alternative to cash, as a means of exchange in a transaction involving the purchase of a book or books.The first book token was launched in the UK in 1932. It was… …   Wikipedia

  • book token — noun (C) BrE a card that you can exchange for books: My aunt always gives me a book token for Christmas …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ˈbook ˌtoken — noun [C] British a piece of paper that you can use for buying books in a BOOKSHOP. You give a book token to someone as a present …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • book token — /ˈbʊk toʊkən/ (say book tohkuhn) noun a gift token for books to a stated value …   Australian English dictionary

  • book token — voucher to purchase a book with …   English contemporary dictionary

  • book token — noun Brit. a voucher which can be exchanged for books costing up to a specified amount …   English new terms dictionary

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