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blank chequenoun [C]

UK (US blank check) uk   us  
a cheque that has been ​signed but does not ​yet have the ​amount of ​money written on it
(Definition of blank cheque from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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blank chequenoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   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 ​blankcheque, but enough to really become a ​bigplayer.blank cheque to do sth Banks do not want to give children the ​impression that they have a ​blankcheque 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 ​sendblankcheques in the ​mail.
(Definition of blank cheque from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blank cheque”
in Chinese (Simplified) 空白支票…
in Turkish açık çek, bone, senet…
in Russian незаполненный чек…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空白支票…
in Polish czek in blanco…
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