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trav·el·er's check

or trav·el·ers check (trăv′əl-ərz, trăv′lərz)
n.
An internationally redeemable draft issued by a major financial services company in various denominations and payable only upon the purchaser's endorsement against the original signature on the draft.
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trav′eler's check`


n.
a check issued in any of various denominations by a bank, travel agency, etc., that is signed by the purchaser upon purchase and again when being cashed or used.
[1905–10]
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