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traveler's check

noun
1.
a check issued in any of various denominations by a bank, travel agency, etc., that is signed by the purchaser upon purchase and again, in the presence of the payee, when cashing the check or using it to pay for goods or services.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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Examples from the web for traveler's check
  • It's basically a traveler's check that makes exact change.
  • Locate the bank you are directed to by the traveler's check issuer and sign the check.
  • Some cruise ships will cash a traveler's check for a guest who needs local currency.
  • Parking fees may be paid with cash, traveler's check, or local personal check.
  • The term does not include a traveler's check, money order or similar instrument.
  • Personal checks, cashier's check, traveler's check or cash will be accepted for payment for cattle following the auction.
  • Payment may be made in cash, money order or by cashier's, certified or traveler's check.
  • Payment for a bus reservation may be made by credit card, money order or traveler's check.

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