counterfoil


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coun·ter·foil

 (koun′tər-foil′)
n. Chiefly British
A stub retained by the issuer of a receipt or other document as a record of a transaction.
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counterfoil

(ˈkaʊntəˌfɔɪl)
n
(Banking & Finance) Brit the part of a cheque, postal order, receipt, etc, detached and retained as a record of the transaction. Also called (esp US and Canadian): stub
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coun•ter•foil

(ˈkaʊn tərˌfɔɪl)
n.
a part of a bank check, money order, etc., that is kept by the issuer as a record.
[1700–10]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.counterfoil - the part of a check that is retained as a record
record - anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques"
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Translations
أرومَـة الشـّـك
kontrolní útržek
kupontalon
svunta
šaknelė
pasaknis

counterfoil

[ˈkaʊntəfɔɪl] N (Brit) → matriz f (Sp), talón m (LAm)
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counterfoil

[ˈkaʊntərfɔɪl] n [cheque, receipt] → talon m, souche fcounter-intelligence [ˌkaʊntərɪnˈtɛlɪəns]
modif [head, officer, chief] → du contre-espionnage; [service] → de contre-espionnage
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counterfoil

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

counterfoil

[ˈkaʊntəˌfɔɪl] nmatrice f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

counterfoil

(ˈkauntəfoil) noun
a section able to be detached or removed from a cheque etc and kept by the giver as a receipt.
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References in classic literature ?
But I daresay it may have come to your notice that, counterfoil of another man's message, there may be some disinclination on the part of the officials to oblige you.
Armstrong, whose name the obliging young lady at the office allowed me to read upon the counterfoil of Staunton's urgent message.
"Of course, with a warrant we could demand to see the counterfoils, but we have not reached that stage yet.
The young woman turned over a sheaf of counterfoils.
But we shall, on the present occasion, carefully avoid polishing the antithesis in question, but shall proceed to draw another picture as minutely as possible, to serve as foil and counterfoil to the one in the preceding chapter.
The book, as the title suggests, examines the Turkish television industry in detail and makes a case for the rise of a Muslim hero as a counterfoil to the prevailing dominant image of the western hero.
He told The Chronicle in his office that his outfit only provides counterfoil receipts for the sale of passport forms.
The officer will take the thumb impression on a counterfoil of the ballot paper.
However, First Assistant Presiding Officer (APO) will fill out the counterfoil of a green ballot paper for the National Assembly and ask to mark it with an impression of his/her thumb.
Karachi -- In order to further facilitate investors, CDC has started sending Dividend report (dividend counterfoil) to shareholders through email.
KARACHI -- Central Depository Company has started sending dividend report (dividend counterfoil) to shareholders through email under its programme to provide maximum facilities to the investors.