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cheque

US check

/ (tʃɛk) /

noun

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
Australian and NZ the total sum of money received for contract work or a crop
Australian and NZ wages

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Word Origin for cheque

C18: from check, in the sense: a means of verification
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