gift card


Definition of gift card 

: a card entitling the recipient to receive goods or services of a specified value from the issuer

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In addition to the presentations, guests at the event received breakfast and lunch, and some won gift cards and other prizes like car seats, cribs, diapers and other baby products. Ese Olumhense,, "1 baby shower, 5 dozen moms: Local hospital system works to combat deaths of mothers, infants," 6 July 2018 The class received a $5,000 gift card from to continue their project, Chocolate Milk with History’s Greats. Adrianne Richardson, miamiherald, "MDC hosts Microbiology Girls Club with MAST Academy, Homestead students," 19 June 2018 Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Dads can dine-in on Saturday and Sunday and receive a $25 gift card. Plus, select locations open early at noon on Sunday with surf & turf specials starting at $49.95. Madison Roberts,, "All the Chain Restaurants Where Dads Can Get Free Food and Deals on Father's Day," 14 June 2018 Dear Amy: My daughter and her husband received a restaurant gift card from my wealthy sister. Amy Dickinson,, "Encountering long-lost aunt sparks family questions," 13 June 2018 The first 50 dads get a $10 gift card to use on their next visit. Wendy Killeen, azcentral, "Father's Day 2018: Food and drink deals around Phoenix will help you say thanks to Dad," 11 June 2018 Pacific Beach Fish Shop will serve Father’s Day specials all day, and each dad will receive a gift card with prizes like a complimentary pint of craft beer or $10 off their next visit. Carolina Gusman,, "Skip the tie: 45 Father's Day dining specials in San Diego County," 9 June 2018 The store will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8:25 a.m. The first 100 customers in line will each receive a free gift card. Bob Bong, Daily Southtown, "Comings & Goings: Restaurant backed by KISS rockers coming to Oak Lawn," 5 June 2018 In addition to the cooking demonstrations, the crowd could take a chance in the $1,000 Taste of the City Raffle (featuring gift cards from participating chefs' restaurants) and Taste of Treasures parade of prizes. Sue Strachan,, "Celebrity chefs gather to cook and converse for St. Michael's Special School," 24 May 2018

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1991, in the meaning defined above

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: a card that is worth a certain amount of money and given to someone to buy something from a store

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