certified check

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cer·ti·fied check

A check guaranteed by a bank to be covered by sufficient funds on deposit.
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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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"That is a certified check for the amount," he said.
Holy is the wife; revered the mother; galliptious is the summer girl--but the bride is the certified check among the wedding presents that the gods send in when man is married to mortality.
But there was no getting around it -- here were the certified checks, and they were good for their face.
In trying to make sense of what happened, she called several county offices and mailed at least one certified check for the 2013 amount to keep from possibly losing the property until she and officials can sort out what has happened.
In the alternative, a certified check can be issued.
Baldwin handed over a certified check in that amount to Rockland County Court to reduce the amount that he owes to New York, Contactmusic reported.
While payment may be made in many forms including legal money, cashier's check, certified check, and money order, a county collector does have the right to refuse some forms of payment.
Potential bidders must come with a $500,000 certified check payable to the trustee of Dreier's personal assets.
Hard copies can be purchased at HPD for a $75 non-refundable fee in the form of a certified check or money order payable to the New York City Department of Finance.
The buyer signs all these documents and the balance of the down-payment is paid to the seller with a certified check.
Arndt told the Patriot-News that his aunt sought to pay the $572 on time, but her check was returned with a form letter from the Dauphin County tax bureau insisting on payment by certified check or money order.

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