money order


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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)
References in classic literature ?
Nor did she tell him of a money order inclosed with a certain blue slip of paper in a letter to Bud Strothers.
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One of the focus areas of the first phase of e-Post Office is on the Money Order service.
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She presented the money order in Gateshead Travelshop only to be told that they "only accept cash over the counter".
That looked modest novice-chase form, but the Brendan Powell-trained debutant Money Order, who completed McMa-nus's brace with an emphatic success in the bumper, looks to have a bright future.
Needless to say, anyone attempting to make a purchase for fine art from a web-site needs to make it clear that they do not accept money orders, cashiers checks, checks of any kind.
I've racked my brain considering your question, and out of all of the methods to pay a bill--check, debit, credit, direct debit--a money order would be the second worst way, next to cash, that I would recommend as a form of payment.
When the seller's bank tried redeem the money order from the post office for payment, they are returned as fraudulent, and the seller loses the money.