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"chequebook" in British English

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chequebooknoun [C]

UK (US checkbook) uk   us   /ˈtʃek.bʊk/
a ​book of ​cheques with ​yournameprinted on them that is given to you by ​yourbank to make ​payments withchequebook journalism UK (US checkbook journalism) disapproving the ​activity in which a ​newspaperpersuades someone ​involved in a ​newsstory to give ​theirreport 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   us   /ˈtʃekbʊk/
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 ​spendingmoney: 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)
Translations of “chequebook”
in Arabic دَفْتَر شيكات…
in Korean 수표책…
in Portuguese talão de cheques…
in Catalan talonari…
in Japanese 小切手帳…
in Chinese (Simplified) 支票簿…
in Turkish çek karnesi/defteri…
in Russian чековая книжка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 支票簿…
in Italian libretto di assegni…
in Polish książeczka czekowa…
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