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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
References in classic literature ?
Then the Banker endorsed a blank check (which he crossed), And changed his loose silver for notes.
By this time (my patience being completely worn out) I had taken my check-book from the table-drawer, had signed my name, and had handed the blank check across the table to my legal adviser.
I really cannot justify it to my conscience to carry about my person any such loose and reckless document as a blank check.
He gives me carte blanche in the matter, and, I verily believe, would throw in a blank check if asked.
They can also print blank checks to fill in later manually.
Ombudsman Morales said 'such representation constituted the real and moving cause for the barangay officials to issue blank checks and induce a majority of the barangay officials of the five municipalities to issue blank checks.
Evidence revealed Barnes submitted 17 fraudulent annuity applications to five life insurance companies with blank checks he obtained from about a dozen individuals, including some acquaintances, in order to get advance commissions.
At the court, all evidence collected by the police, including blank checks with various forged signatures, will be presented.
Designed to eliminate the need to write checks by hand or purchase expensive, pre-printed blank checks, ezCheckPrinting software allows businesses to print checks on blank check paper using their computer and a laser printer.
The president has said on numerous occasions there shouldn't be and there won't be blank checks.
Since that time, check fraud has increased as companies store large supplies of blank checks in their offices.
In September of 1988, The Wall Street Journal reported that the Denver regional office of the SEC had brought 32 enforcement actions and civil suits against blank checks in the prior year.