voucher

/vawchar/ A receipt, acquittance, or release, which may serve as evidence of payment or discharge of a debt, or to certify the correctness of accounts. An account-book containing the acquittances or receipts showing the accountant's discharge of his obligations. When used in connection with disbursement of money, is a written or printed instrument in the nature of an account, receipt, or acquittance, that shows on its face the fact, authority, and purpose of disbursement. A document that serves to recognize a liability and authorize the disbursement of cash. Sometimes used to refer to the written evidence documenting an accounting entry, as in the term journal voucher. In old English law, the person on whom the tenant calls to defend the title to the land, because he warranted the title to him at the time of the original purchase

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  • voucher — vouch‧er [ˈvaʊtʆə ǁ ər] noun [countable] 1. a ticket that can be used instead of money for a particular purpose: voucher for • The tour price includes a voucher for a meal in a pub of your choice. • She was given a travel voucher from Belfast to… …   Financial and business terms

  • voucher — vouch·er / vau̇ chər/ n [Anglo French, summoning of a person to guarantee title, from voucher to summon] 1: a documentary record of a business transaction 2: a written affidavit or authorization 3: a form or check indicating a credit against… …   Law dictionary

  • voucher — s.n. Document de călătorie eliberat unui turist de o agenţie de turism, reprezentând contravaloarea serviciilor prestate. [pr.: váu cer] (din engl. voucher < engl. vouch = a asigura, a garanta; a dovedi < engl. medie vouchen = a chema în… …   Dicționar Român

  • voucher — ● voucher nom masculin (anglais voucher, reçu) Bon émis par une agence de voyages, et donnant droit à certains services. voucher [vuʃœʀ; vuʃɛʀ] n. m. ÉTYM. V. 1970; mot angl. « reçu, récépissé », de to vouch, du lat. vocare « appeler ». ❖ ♦ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Voucher — Vouch er, n. 1. One who vouches, or gives witness or full attestation, to anything. [1913 Webster] Will his vouchers vouch him no more? Shak. [1913 Webster] The great writers of that age stand up together as vouchers for one another s reputation …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • voucher — [vou′chər] n. [substantive use of Anglo Fr voucher, to VOUCH] 1. a person who vouches, as for the truth of a statement 2. a paper serving as evidence or proof; specif., a receipt or statement attesting to the expenditure or receipt of money, the… …   English World dictionary

  • Voucher — (englisch, [ˈvaʊtʃə]) steht für: Eintrittskarte Gewährsmann ein geldwerter Gutschein, der zum Konsum der darauf festgehaltenen Leistungen berechtigt Rechnungsbeleg Zahlungsbeleg Siehe auch: Vaucher …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • voucher — / vaʊtʃə/, it. / vautʃer/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) vouch attestare, garantire , lat. vocare chiamare ], usato in ital. al masch. (comm.) [documento rilasciato da un agenzia di viaggio come attestazione del diritto a usufruire di determinati… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • voucher — originally summoning of a person into court to warrant the title to a property; see VOUCH (Cf. vouch). Meaning receipt from a business transaction is first attested 1690s; sense of document which can be exchanged for goods or services is attested …   Etymology dictionary

  • voucher — |váuchèr| s. m. 1. Documento que comprova o pagamento e o direito a um serviço ou a um produto. 2. Vale de desconto. • Plural: vouchers.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • voucher — /ˈvautʃer, ingl. ˈvautʃə(r)/ [vc. ingl., «tagliando, buono», da to vouch «garantire, attestare»] s. m. inv. buono, tagliando, coupon (fr.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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