What does CD mean?

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What does CDs mean in this context?

...The assistant puts your card in a machine and asks you to enter your PIN. You can also pay by debit card or cheque. At the end, he gives you your CDs and a receipt.

Extracted from "Oxford Word Skills' by Gairns & Redman
 

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It could mean compact discs.
 

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I think that's the most likely meaning. Tulipflower, did the book not give an indication of where this scene was supposed to be taking place?
 

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I think that's the most likely meaning. Tulipflower, did the book not give an indication of where this scene was supposed to be taking place?

In a shop.
 

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The book was first published in 2008, so I agree.
 

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The only other common use of 'CD' that I'm aware of is 'certificate of deposit', which is a type of short term savings account. That of course wouldn't make any sense in this context.
 
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