fapiao

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mandarin 發票发票 (fāpiào).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɑːˈpjaʊ/, /fɑːpiˈaʊ/

Noun[edit]

fapiao (plural fapiao or fapiaos)

  1. (China) A kind of receipt that serves as a tax document and sometimes also as a lottery ticket, used in China.
    • 2015 September 11, George Ding, “How to Cheat on Taxes in China”, in New York Times[1]:
      If I spent all my income to generate fapiao to avoid paying taxes on my income, I’d never actually save any money.

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