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trading stamp

n.
A stamp given by a retailer to a buyer for a purchase of a specified amount and intended to be redeemed in quantity for merchandise.
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trading stamp

n
(Historical Terms) (esp formerly) a stamp of stated value given by some retail organizations to customers, according to the value of their purchases and redeemable for articles offered on a premium list
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trad′ing stamp`


n.
a stamp given as a premium to a customer, specified quantities of these stamps being exchangeable for various articles.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trading stamp - a token resembling a stamp given by a retailer to a buyertrading stamp - a token resembling a stamp given by a retailer to a buyer; the token is redeemable for articles on a special list
token, item - an individual instance of a type of symbol; "the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'"
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Translations

trading stamp

nbollino premio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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