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addaword.gifdefinition of contactless

referring to a technology that enables people to pay using credit cards, debit cards or mobile phones by just waving their card or phone near equipment that recognizes and approves the card or phone
UK credit or debit cardholders can now spend up to £15 without offering a Pin number or a signature after the payment limit was raised for contactless cards.
Submitted by: Harris Park from United Kingdom on 14/12/2011 10:49:00
Definition of contactless from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


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