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English definition of “blank cheque”

blank cheque

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
UK ( US blank check)
FINANCE a very large amount of money given to a person or organization to spend, or permission to spend a very large amount of money: The board has not given me a blank cheque, but enough to really become a big player.blank cheque to do sth Banks do not want to give children the impression that they have a blank cheque to spend as much as they please.
BANKING a cheque that someone has signed but does not have an amount of money written on it: It is not a good idea to send blank cheques in the mail.
(Definition of blank cheque from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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