bank note

noun
a promissory note, payable on demand, issued by an authorized bank and intended to circulate as money.
Also, banknote.


Origin:
1685–95

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These materials touted the profit-making potential of such programs and emphasized the secrecy of the bank note industry.
The bank note's value rested on trust in the willingness and ability of the bank note issuer to meet that promise.
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