dud cheque


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dud cheque UK US UK (US dud check) noun [C]
BANKING a cheque (= printed form promising to pay money) that has no value because the person who has written it does not have enough money in their bank account to pay it: »

The offences ranged from theft and bribery to writing dud cheques.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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