Meaning of “certified cheque” in the English Dictionary

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"certified cheque" in British English

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certified chequenoun [ C ]

/ˈsər·t̬əˌfaɪd ˈtʃek/ UK US certified check

Examples from literature

  • Each of these cheques is really a certified cheque, only it is certified in advance of issue. 
  • If a business man desires to close an important contract requiring cash in advance he sends a bank draft, if at a distance, or a certified cheque, if in the same city. 

(Definition of “certified cheque” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"certified cheque" in Business English

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certified chequenoun [ C ]

UK also bank-certified cheque, US (bank-)certified check uk us

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.

(Definition of “certified cheque” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)