a ticket issued at a reduced rate, as by a railroad or bus company, entitling the holder to travel over a given route a fixed number of times or during a specified period.
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Words nearby commutation ticket
Origin of commutation ticket
First recorded in 1835–45
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Example sentences from the Web for commutation ticket
"Warm spell we're having for October, Mr. Hatt," he said, as he punched the commutation-ticket that was offered him.A Christmas Accident and Other Stories|Annie Eliot Trumbull
British Dictionary definitions for commutation ticket
a US name for season ticket
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