cashier's check
noun Date: 1867 a check drawn by a bank on its own funds and signed by the cashier

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  • Cashier's check — Cash*ier s check (Banking) A check drawn by a bank upon its own funds, signed by the cashier. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cashier's check — ☆ cashier s check n. a check drawn by a bank on its own funds and signed by the cashier …   English World dictionary

  • Cashier's check — A cashier s check (cashier s cheque, bank check, official check, demand draft, teller s check, bank draft or treasurer s check) is a check guaranteed by a bank. They are treated as guaranteed funds and are usually cleared the next day. It is the… …   Wikipedia

  • cashier's check — noun a check issued by the officer of a bank on the banks own account (not that of a private person) cashier s checks are as good as cash • Syn: ↑treasurer s check, ↑cashier s cheque, ↑treasurer s cheque • Hypernyms: ↑check, ↑bank check, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cashier’s check —  A check issued by a bank with funds provided by the customer. Many businesses require payment in cash or by cashier’s check, especially when doing business the first time …   American business jargon

  • cashier's check — cash ier s ,check noun count a check written by a bank that GUARANTEES (=makes a formal promise) to pay the amount written on it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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