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foreign bill

a bill of exchange drawn on a payer in one country by a maker in another.
Compare inland bill.
Origin of foreign bill
1675-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • No protest is legal evidence in court, except in the case of a foreign bill.

    The Government Class Book Andrew W. Young
  • A foreign bill is one which is drawn in one State and payable in another.

    Commercial Law Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
British Dictionary definitions for foreign bill

foreign bill

a bill of exchange that is drawn in one country and made payable in another: used extensively in foreign trade Compare inland bill
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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