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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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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.
While Labour recognises the need for the government to begin preparations for an independent customs and tariff regime, that does not mean giving the government a blank cheque to concentrate power in its own hands," he said.
Shabaan said in one case, a man signed a blank cheque 15 years ago when he started a business with his partner.
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Speaking at a launch event in Hackney, Ms Lucas said: "Not only has Labour given the Tories a blank cheque for a hard Brexit, they've given the Tories a lift to the bank and helped them cash it in.
The electorate should not give the politicians a blank cheque, as what we do today should be the foundation stones for the future.
Question: I have a blank cheque on which the date and amount are not written.
In the matter of blank cheque and stop payment, by endorsing a blank cheque with signature and handing it over to the beneficiary, the drawer of the cheque has effectively granted the beneficiary unqualified authority to fill in the amount.
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.