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money order

n.
An order for the payment of a specified amount of money, usually issued and payable at a bank or post office.

money order

n
(Banking & Finance) US and Canadian a written order for the payment of a sum of money, to a named payee, obtainable and payable at a post office. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): postal order

mon′ey or`der


n.
an order for the payment of money, as one issued by one bank or post office and payable at another.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.money order - a written order for the payment of a sum to a named individualmoney order - a written order for the payment of a sum to a named individual; obtainable and payable at a post office
bill of exchange, draft, order of payment - a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
Translations

money order

nvaglia m inv (postale)
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