certified check

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cer·ti·fied check

A check guaranteed by a bank to be covered by sufficient funds on deposit.

cer′tified check′

a check drawn by a bank against funds made available by the depositor authorizing the check.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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Noun1.certified check - a check containing certification that the person who issued the check has sufficient funds on deposit to cover payment
bank check, check, cheque - a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
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Users of this service are provided with preauthorized checks against the accounts of their customers.