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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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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References in periodicals archive ?
THE wife of a man with dementia who was pressured to hand over a blank cheque to rogue traders has spoken about how the incident stripped him of his self-confidence before his death.
A call from opposition elected members to match the money raised by the public was refused as the administration refused to "write a blank cheque".
Non-payment of dues Q: I have issued my personal blank cheque to a client company against some payments owed by my company to the client.
TD Jonathan O'Brien claimed the National Surplus Bill would be used to write a blank cheque to the banks.
Dubai: A businessman accused his brother of exploiting his sickness and making him sign a blank cheque before landing in jail for 3 years following his conviction in a Dh40 million bounced cheque case.
The artists performing are: Ian Prowse (from the bands Amsterdam and Pele); John Kelly (of Quadrant Park and Cream); Killaflaw; The Mayflowers (direct from Japan); Digsy; In by Ones; Raggamuffins; Thunder and the Giants; The Beaters; Blank Cheque; Dreamgirl and Billy Cox.
WELSH Conservatives have challenged the Labour Party in Alyn and Deeside to rule out giving a blank cheque to Carwyn Jones for an M4 relief road.
THERESA May and her ministers have been warned they will not be given a "blank cheque" to redraw the UK's customs arrangements after Brexit.
To participate, we will be giving away a mini blank cheque book that can easily be tucked in your wallet.
Question: I have a blank cheque on which the date and amount are not written.
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.