Definition of 'receipt'
Example sentences containing 'receipt'
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Dig out invoices for money received and receipts and bills for expenses. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Proof of posting is not proof of receipt. The Sun (2016) Keeping the receipts will mean you can return the items. The Sun (2016)He asked the cashier for a refund without a receipt. The Sun (2017)He would also look at shopping receipts and say he could shop better and more cheaply than me. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The racket had been going on for at least three years before that but employees didn't have to keep the receipts that long. The Sun (2016) VAT receipts are being used to build a clearer picture of GDP. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your other half finds a stash of shopping receipts and accuses you of overspending. The Sun (2012)Before proceeding with payments take down any reference numbers and make sure you receive an online receipt. The Sun (2012)They have to spend more on welfare while they receive less money from tax receipts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He sends her bills and receipts and she approves or rejects payments. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Keep receipts in a safe place and review them against your bill. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The deadline for the free switch will be three weeks after receipt of the letter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This might speed up the receipt of a refund once the case is resolved. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Do we issue annual receipts for giving? Christianity Today (2000)You will therefore have a different sterling receipt or payment to that initially recorded. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Proof of posting is not proof of receipt. The Sun (2015)Buy the pair you want but keep the receipt and try to return them? The Sun (2007)He then claimed refunds using forged receipts. The Sun (2009)You have returned it with a receipt but the shop says that you have to accept a repair. Times, Sunday Times (2008)European Houses were only expected to get about one third of their receipts from the box office. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)The box-office receipts from this production ensured that the company balanced its books. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)She should also acknowledge receipt of the money into the boyfriend's account. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Swedish government is worried that credit card receipts and restaurant bills may increase your cancer risk. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This includes copies of all receipts, letters and emails plus notes from phone conversations. The Sun (2010) VAT receipt supplied and insured delivery is free. Times, Sunday Times (2008) VAT receipts have hardly grown at all this year, reflecting the slowdown on the high street. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The success of films about adolescent males coming of age has boosted box office receipts at the country's biggest cinema chain over the summer. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Foreign Secretary acknowledges receipt of your information. THE HITLER-HESS DECEPTION (2003)I was surprised on redeeming my mortgage this week with a sum of 65,000 to find that it was not their normal procedure to acknowledge receipt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'receipt'
British English: receipt /rɪˈsiːt/ NOUN
A receipt is a piece of paper that you get from someone as confirmation that they have received money or goods from you.
I wrote her a receipt for the money.
- American English: receipt
- Arabic: وَصْل
- Brazilian Portuguese: recibo
- Chinese: 收据
- Croatian: potvrda primitka
- Czech: účtenka
- Danish: kvittering
- Dutch: ontvangstbewijs
- European Spanish: recibo acción
- Finnish: kuitti
- French: reçu
- German: Quittung
- Greek: απόδειξη πληρωμής
- Italian: ricevuta
- Japanese: 受領証
- Korean: 영수증
- Norwegian: kvittering
- Polish: pokwitowanie
- European Portuguese: recibo
- Romanian: chitanță
- Russian: квитанция
- Spanish: recibo
- Swedish: kvitto
- Thai: ใบเสร็จรับเงิน
- Turkish: fiş
- Ukrainian: чек
- Vietnamese: biên lai
Definition of receipt from the Collins English Dictionary
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