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cheque

noun [C] UK (US check) uk   us   /tʃek/
A2 a printed form, used instead of money, to make payments from your bank account: I wrote him a cheque for £50. I don't have any cash on me, so could I pay with a/by cheque? Who should I make out this cheque to? (= Whose name should I write on it?) Please make your cheques payable to The Brighter Toyshop Ltd (= write this name on them).
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in Arabic شيك…
in Korean 수표…
in Malaysian cek…
in French chèque…
in Turkish çek…
in Italian assegno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 支票…
in Russian чек…
in Polish czek…
in Vietnamese séc…
in Spanish cheque…
in Portuguese cheque…
in Thai เช็ค…
in German der Scheck…
in Catalan xec…
in Japanese 小切手…
in Indonesian cek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 支票…
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