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  1. A cheque is a financial instrument.
  2. A cheque is a bill of exchange.
  3. The cheque was originally called a "check" in reference to the counterfoil used to check against forgery and alterations.


  1. Cashing a foreign bank cheque is possible, but usually very expensive.
  2. A counter check is a bank cheque given to customers who have run out of cheques or whose cheques are not yet available.
  3. Many Australasian banks no longer offer free cheque facilities except for business customers[ citation needed].


  1. It is also called ‘stale’ cheque and is not payable till a confirmation from drawer is obtained for its payment.
  2. In Europe, a drawer may present a cheque guarantee card with the cheque when paying a retailer.
  3. While returning the cheque the banker may use the words “Refer to drawer”.
  4. REFER TO DRAWER: A banker may refuse payment of cheque when the funds in the account of a drawer are insufficient.


  1. The account holder can request a copy of a cancelled cheque as proof of a payment.
  2. The cheque is now a cancelled cheque.
  3. Cheque (Redirected from Check (finance)) Typical cancelled personal cheque as used in the U.S. (Web site)


  1. The voucher can be deposited like any other cheque by a participating supermarket or other approved business.
  2. A cheque may thus bounce some time after it has been deposited.


  1. A cheque differs from a warrant in that the warrant is not necessarily payable on demand and may not be negotiable. (Web site)
  2. A type of cheque payable to whoever possesses it, rather than to a specific person or organisation.


  1. In some cases, the payee will take the cheque to a branch of the drawee bank, and cash the cheque there.
  2. A payee that accepts a cheque will typically deposit it in an account at the payee's bank, and have the bank process the cheque.
  3. The cheque is crossed, which means that it can only be paid into a bank account, not to cash.
  4. Though similar to paying by cheque, the payee only needs the payer's bank and account number.
  5. Bank officials must sign the face of the cheque.


  1. Due to this belief, people fall to lottery scams when a cashier's cheque is sent.
  2. A check used to pay wages due is referred to as a payroll cheque. (Web site)


  1. The Knights adopted it most likely from the Muslims who are known to have used the cheque or ---akk system since the times of Harun al-Rashid (9th century).
  2. The Knights adopted it most likely from the Muslims who are known to have used the cheque or Saqq system since the times of Harun al-Rashid (9th century).
  3. While the British Isles and all Commonwealth countries have adopted the spelling cheque, the U.S. has retained the form check.


  1. The drawer drafts or draws a cheque, which is also called cutting a cheque, especially in the United States.
  2. In the United States, the terminology for a cheque historically varied with the type of financial institution on which it is drawn.
  3. Since 2001, businesses in the United Kingdom have made more electronic payments than cheque payments [3].


  1. The travelers cheque established American Express as a truly international company. (Web site)
  2. Services include cheque cashing, salary stretcher and international money transfer.


  1. A cheque sold by a post office or merchant such as a grocery for payment by a third party for a customer is referred to as a money order or postal order.
  2. Certain companies with whom a person pays with a cheque will turn that cheque into an ACH or electronic transaction.
  3. This tax - unlike its cheque counterpart - is payable in arrears so no refund is possible. (Web site)
  4. The company is best known for its credit card, charge card and traveler's cheque businesses. (Web site)
  5. CHEQUE, BEARER: A cheque is a bearer cheque if any person who is the bearer of the instrument can receive payment.


  1. CHEQUE, ANTE-DATED: An ante-dated cheque is that which is presented after six months from the date of cheque.
  2. Suppliers of currency and cheque counting, scanning, and handling machines.
  3. It may be mentioned that the instruction must be in writing and clear, giving complete particulars of the cheque.
  4. It is so much more satisfying to buy a banknote or cheque when you know you are getting it for a low price.
  5. The spelling "cheque" seems to have been introduced by J. W. Gilbart in 1828 ( A practical treatise on banking, 2nd ed, 1828, Effingham Wilson, London).

Cheque Issued

  1. A cheque issued by a bank but drawn on an account with another bank is a teller's cheque.
  2. A cashier's cheque is a cheque issued by a bank cashier or head teller or by a well known company.
  3. A cheque issued by a bank on its own account for a customer for payment to a third party is called a cashier's cheque or a treasurer's cheque. (Web site)


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