English version

crossed cheque

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Banking
crossed chequeˌcrossed ˈcheque noun [countable]  BFBa cheque in Britain that has two lines across it showing that it must be paid into a bank account
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crossed chequeA crossed cheque therefore gives some protection against fraud if it falls into the wrong hands.
From Longman Business Dictionarycrossed chequeˌcrossed ˈcheque British EnglishBANKING a cheque with two lines across it, and the words ‘account payee’, showing that it can only be paid into a bank account of the person named on the cheque, and not exchanged for cash or paid into a different account SYN third party check AmEA crossed cheque gives some protection against fraud. cheque
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