ticket

ticket
An abbreviation of order ticket. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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ticket tick‧et [ˈtɪkt] noun [countable]
a printed piece of paper which shows that you have paid to travel on a bus or plane, enter a cinema, go to a sports game etc:

• The price includes theatre tickets and taxis.

ticket to

• The airline is offering frequent fliers a free ticket to Europe.

ticket for

• He bought an Underground ticket for Piccadilly.

• United Airlines has nearly 14,000 ticket agents.

ˌone-way ˈticket TRAVEL
a ticket for travelling from one place to another but not back again:

• A first-class one-way ticket between New York and Boston cost $89.

reˌturn ˈticket also ˌround-trip ˈticket TRAVEL
a ticket for a trip from one place to another and back again:

• The airline's New York-London round-trip ticket will be $428 on weekdays.

ˈseason ˌticket
a ticket for several journeys, performances, games etc that costs less than paying separately each time:

• a season ticket holder (= someone who has one )

ˌsingle ˈticket TRAVEL
another name for a one-way ticket

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ticket UK US /ˈtɪkɪt/ noun [C]
TRANSPORT, COMMERCE a printed piece of paper or card which shows that you have paid to go on a trip, see a film, go to an event, etc.: »

Customers who buy their tickets online will receive a 10% discount.

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The tickets sold out within minutes.

a ticket to sth »

Two tickets to a Broadway show are included in the price.

a ticket for sth »

Tickets for the concert go on sale tomorrow.

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Fans worry that the club's new owners will raise ticket prices.

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The show has already made €2m in advance ticket sales.

ticket office/counter/machine »

Tickets can be purchased online or from the ticket office at the station.

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bus/plane/train ticket

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cinema/concert/theatre ticket

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advance/season ticket

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cheap/discounted/free ticket

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non-refundable/refundable tickets

COMMERCE a piece of card put on clothes, furniture, or other goods in stores which shows the price, size, and other details: »

Check the price on the ticket.

US POLITICS two or more politicians that the public can vote for together in an election: on the ticket »

They hope that having her on the ticket will appeal to women voters.

See also E-TICKET(Cf. ↑e-ticket), ONE-WAY(Cf. ↑one-way), RETURN TICKET(Cf. ↑return ticket), SEASON TICKET(Cf. ↑season ticket)
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ticket UK US /ˈtɪkɪt/ verb [T]
LAW, TRANSPORT if a police officer, etc. tickets a person or their vehicle, they give or send a piece of paper saying the person must pay money because of an offence they have committed: »

The number of drivers ticketed for speeding offences increased again last year.

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He has authority to ticket vehicles with expired tax stickers parked on his land.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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