- bad cheque UK US noun [C] UK (US bad check)► BANKING a cheque that is not paid because there is not enough money in the account to pay it: »
In some places, issuing a bad cheque is viewed as a criminal offence.
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bad cheque — bad cheques N COUNT A bad cheque is a bank cheque that will not be paid because there is a mistake on it, or because there is not enough money in the account of the person who wrote the cheque. She wrote another bad check. (in AM, use bad check) … English dictionary
bad cheque — noun a check that is dishonored on presentation because of insufficient funds issuing a bad check is a form of larceny • Syn: ↑bad check • Hypernyms: ↑check, ↑bank check, ↑cheque … Useful english dictionary
bad cheque — /bæd tʃek/ noun a cheque which is returned to the drawer for any reason … Dictionary of banking and finance
Cheque fraud — Cheque fraud/check fraud refers to a category of criminal acts that involve making the unlawful use of cheques in order to illegally acquire or borrow funds that do not exist within the account balance or account holder s legal ownership. Most… … Wikipedia
bad — adj., n., & adv. adj. (worse; worst) 1 inferior, inadequate, defective (bad work; a bad driver; bad light). 2 a unpleasant, unwelcome (bad weather; bad news). b unsatisfactory, unfortunate (a bad business). 3 harmful (is bad for you). 4 (of food) … Useful english dictionary
bad check — noun a check that is dishonored on presentation because of insufficient funds issuing a bad check is a form of larceny • Syn: ↑bad cheque • Hypernyms: ↑check, ↑bank check, ↑cheque … Useful english dictionary
cheque — (BrE) (AmE check) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, fat (informal), large ▪ blank ▪ monthly ▪ bad … Collocations dictionary
bad — adj. 1 not good; serious VERBS ▪ be, look, sound ▪ get ▪ The weather got very bad later in the day. ADVERB ▪ … Collocations dictionary
bad check — noun A check/cheque written against a bank account with insufficient funds to pay the bearer the amount of the check. Syn: bounced check, rubber check … Wiktionary
rubber cheque — UK US noun [C] UK (US rubber check) ► INFORMAL BANKING a cheque that a bank refuses to pay because it is written on an account that does not contain enough money: »Watch out for rubber cheques. If a client gives you a cheque that bounces, your… … Financial and business terms