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after sight
used to say that an amount of money must be paid within a particular number of days, months, etc. after the document showing the amount owed is received by the person paying: »

The bill read ""30 days after sight.""

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a draft payable at two months after sight

Main Entry: sight
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after sight UK US adverb (WRITTEN ABBREVIATION A/S, or a/s) COMMERCE
used for showing that a bill of exchange must be paid within a particular number of days after the person it has been given to has received it: »

Payment a certain number of days after sight means the exporter will be paid sometime after acceptance of the documents.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • after sight — This term as used in a bill payable so many days after sight, means after legal sight; that is, after legal presentment for acceptance. The mere fact of having seen the bill or known of its existence does not constitute legal sight …   Black's law dictionary

  • after sight — After presentment for acceptance …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • after sight — The words used in a bill of exchange to indicate that the period of the bill should commence from the date on which the drawee is presented with it for acceptance, i.e. has sight of it. Compare: after date, at sight …   Accounting dictionary

  • after sight — The words used in a bill of exchange to indicate that the period of the bill should commence from the date on which the drawee is presented with it for acceptance, i. e. has sight of it. Compare after date; at sight …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • after-sight — / ɑ:ftə saɪt/ noun a type of bill of exchange which is due to be paid on a specific day after acceptance …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • sight — [saɪt] noun 1. at sight BANKING FINANCE words written on a bill of exchange or promissory note to show that it must be paid as soon as it is shown to the acceptor …   Financial and business terms

  • sight — sightable, adj. sighter, n. /suyt/, n. 1. the power or faculty of seeing; perception of objects by use of the eyes; vision. 2. an act, fact, or instance of seeing. 3. one s range of vision on some specific occasion: Land is in sight. 4. a view;… …   Universalium

  • sight — The power to see. The faculty of vision. Act of seeing; perception of objects by the instrumentality of the eyes; view. Tracey v Standard Acci. Ins. Co. 119 Me 131, 109 A 490, 9 ALR 521, 529. A grand or spectacular view. Something worth seeing.… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • after date — The words used in a bill of exchange to indicate that the period of the bill should commence from the date inserted on the bill, e.g. ‘… 30 days after date, we promise to pay …’. Compare: after sight, at sight …   Accounting dictionary

  • after date — The words used in a bill of exchange to indicate that the period of the bill should commence from the date inserted on the bill, e. g. … 30 days after date, we promise to pay … . Compare after sight; at sight …   Big dictionary of business and management

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