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certified cheque

noun [C] UK (also bank-certified cheque, US (bank-)certified check)
 
 
BANKING a cheque that will certainly be paid because the bank has made sure, and states officially, that there is enough money in the account to pay it: Fees must be paid by direct deposit, certified cheque or bank draft only.
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(Definition of certified cheque from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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