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blank cheque

n
1. (Banking & Finance) a signed cheque on which the amount payable has not been specified
2. complete freedom of action
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blank cheque - a check that has been signed but with the amount payable left blank
bank check, check, cheque - a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
checkbook, chequebook - a book issued to holders of checking accounts
Translations
شيك عَلَى بَياضشيك على بَياض
bianko šek
blankocheck
avoin sekki
bjanko ček
biankó csekk
óútfylltur tékki
白地小切手
백지 수표
bianko šek
oskriven check
เช็คเปล่า
tờ séc để trống

blank cheque

n blank check (Am) nassegno in bianco
to give sb a blank cheque to do sth (fig) → dare carta bianca a qn per fare qc

blank

(blӕŋk) adjective
1. (of paper) without writing or marks. a blank sheet of paper.
2. expressionless. a blank look.
3. (of a wall) having no door, window etc.
noun
1. (in forms etc) a space left to be filled (with a signature etc). Fill in all the blanks!
2. a blank cartridge. The soldier fired a blank.
ˈblankly adverb
with a blank expression. He looked at me blankly.
ˈblankness noun
blank cartridge
a cartridge without a bullet.
blank cheque
a signed cheque on which the sum to be paid has not been entered.
go blank
to become empty. My mind went blank when the police questioned me.

blank cheque

شيك عَلَى بَياض bianko šek blankocheck Blankoscheck ανοικτή επιταγή cheque en blanco avoin sekki chèque en blanc bjanko ček assegno in bianco 白地小切手 백지 수표 blanco cheque sjekk in blanko czek (podpisany) in blanco cheque em branco бланкетный чек oskriven check เช็คเปล่า açık çek tờ séc để trống 空白支票
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I would no more give a blank cheque to the BMA than I would give a blank cheque to the generals.
In his defence, the accused told the court that he had written a blank cheque and handed it over to his partner so that their business could carry on trading while he was away travelling overseas.
There is no blank cheque in politics," Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said when asked about his party's stand on the Insurance Bill.
It is the prosecution's case that Malik took a blank cheque out of a locked desk drawer while Mr Zia was off work for the day.
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However, each bank has their own policies and some do not give out these facilities if a blank cheque is not issued.
Meanwhile, William Hague is waving a blank cheque around to give to the Ukrainian people.
Being a councillor isn't a blank cheque for taking liberties.
But, the Minority in Parliament has opposed the bond, and called it as 'an unwarranted nicodemus way of granting a blank cheque to the government.
I am giving a blank cheque to all political parties for finalizing the terms of reference and all government departments would extend all out assistance to the committee to probe rigging allegations".
Summary: Be aware of legal issues before signing a blank cheque