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chequebook

noun [C] UK (US checkbook) uk   us   /ˈtʃek.bʊk/
a book of cheques with your name printed on them that is given to you by your bank to make payments withchequebook 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
Translations of “chequebook”
in Korean 수표책…
in Arabic دَفْتَر شيكات…
in Portuguese talão de cheques…
in Catalan talonari…
in Japanese 小切手帳…
in Italian libretto di assegni…
in Chinese (Traditional) 支票簿…
in Russian чековая книжка…
in Turkish çek karnesi/defteri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 支票簿…
in Polish książeczka czekowa…
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