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noun [countable] ticket pronunciation in American English /ˈtɪkɪt/
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  1. 1
    a piece of paper that shows you have paid to go into a place of entertainment such as a movie theater or football game
    a movie/theater ticket
    ticket for: He got tickets for the first game of the season.
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    1. a.
      a piece of paper that shows you have paid for a trip on a train, airplane, etc.
      a train/bus/plane ticket
      a round-trip ticket (=for a trip to a place and back again): I’d like a round-trip ticket to Sydney.
      a one-way ticket (=for a trip to a place, but not back again): You expect a one-way ticket to be cheaper.
    2. d.
      [only before noun] involving tickets, or selling them
      a ticket agency/office/machine
      Ticket sales have been going well.
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  2. 2
    [usually singular] the politicians or policies that a political party is supporting
    Bush ran for president on the Republican ticket.
    She is fighting the election on a law-and-order ticket.

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