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cheque

[chek] /tʃɛk/
noun, British
1.
check1 (def 24).
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British Dictionary definitions for cheque

cheque

/tʃɛk/
noun
1.
a bill of exchange drawn on a bank by the holder of a current account; payable into a bank account, if crossed, or on demand, if uncrossed
2.
(Austral & NZ) the total sum of money received for contract work or a crop
3.
(Austral & NZ) wages
Word Origin
C18: from check, in the sense: a means of verification
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Word Origin and History for cheque
n.

see check.

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