voucher system


noun

Accounting. a procedure for controlling disbursements by means of vouchers.
Also called voucher plan. Education. a plan in which each school-age child receives a publicly funded entitlement worth a fixed amount of money with which his or her parents can select a participating public or private school.

Nearby words

  1. votyak,
  2. vou.,
  3. vouch,
  4. vouchee,
  5. voucher,
  6. vouchsafe,
  7. vouge,
  8. voussoir,
  9. vouvray,
  10. vow

Origin of voucher system

First recorded in 1880–85

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