Meaning of “chequebook” in the English Dictionary

"chequebook" in British English

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chequebooknoun [ C ]

UK US checkbook uk /ˈtʃek.bʊk/ us /ˈtʃek.bʊk/

a book of cheques with your name printed on them that is given to you by your bank to make payments with

chequebook journalism UK US checkbook journalism disapproving

the activity in which a newspaper persuades someone involved in a news story to give their report of events by paying them a lot of money

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

"chequebook" in Business English

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chequebooknoun [ C ]

UK US checkbook uk /ˈtʃekbʊk/ us

BANKING a book of cheques with your name and account details printed on them, which is given to you by your bank to make payments with

used to refer to someone spending money:

An anonymous donor got out his chequebook and kept the organization from going under.

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