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cheque

noun [C] uk UK (US check)   /tʃek/ us  
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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