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noun receipt pronunciation in British English /rɪˈsiːt/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a document that you get from someone showing that you have given them money or goods
    He always paid by credit card and kept the receipts.
    receipt for: I want a receipt for all the items that were in this office.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] formal the act of receiving something
    receipt of: They qualified for receipt of the state pension at age 65.
    on/upon receipt (of something) (=when you receive something): Bills are due upon receipt.
  3. 3


    [plural] business the total amount of money that a business or organization receives in a particular period of time
    Tax receipts exceeded £2 million.


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