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English definition of “bounce”

bounce

verb [I/T] (NOT PAY)   /bɑʊns/ infml
(of a check ) to not be paid or accepted by a bank because of a lack of money in the account , or to pay with a check for which there is not enough money in the account : [T] He’s bounced checks before, but never on this account .
(Definition of bounce verb (NOT PAY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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