Meaning of “stale cheque” in the English Dictionary

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"stale cheque" in Business English

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stale chequenoun [ C ]

UK US stale check uk us BANKING

a cheque that was written too long ago and that a bank may refuse to pay when someone tries to get the stated amount:

Are banks required to cash a stale check?

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