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English definition of “bank order”

bank order

noun [C] BANKING
an instruction by a bank to pay someone a particular amount. A bank order is a more trusted method of payment than a personal cheque: He took pains to transmit the money by bank orders, to guarantee payment.
(Definition of bank order noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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