cheque book

/'tʃek bυk/ noun
a booklet with new blank cheques
(NOTE: The usual US term is checkbook.)

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • cheque-book journalism — N UNCOUNT (disapproval) Cheque book journalism is the practice of paying people large sums of money for information about crimes or famous people in order to get material for newspaper articles. (in AM, use checkbook journalism) …   English dictionary

  • Electronic cheque book —   An ISO term. An instrument for effecting post paid card transactions …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • cheque — n. (US check) 1 a written order to a bank to pay the stated sum from the drawer s account. 2 the printed form on which such an order is written. Phrases and idioms: cheque book a book of forms for writing cheques. cheque book journalism the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • book — book1 W1S1 [buk] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(printed pages)¦ 2¦(to write in)¦ 3¦(set of things)¦ 4 books 5 by the book 6 a closed book 7 be in somebody s good/bad books 8¦(law)¦ 9¦(part of a book)¦ 10 in my book …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • book — [[t]b ʊk[/t]] ♦ books, booking, booked 1) N COUNT A book is a number of pieces of paper, usually with words printed on them, which are fastened together and fixed inside a cover of stronger paper or cardboard. Books contain information, stories,… …   English dictionary

  • cheque stub — BrE check stub AmE noun (C) the part of a cheque that is left when you tear it out of a cheque book, used for recording the amount you have spent …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cheque stub — /tʃek stʌb/ noun a piece of paper left in a cheque book after a cheque has been written and taken out …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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