cancel a cheque

to tell your bank that a cheque you have written should not be paid by them. The American expression is stop payment on a check.

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • cancel a cheque — british phrase to tell your bank that a cheque you have written should not be paid by them. The American expression is stop payment on a check . Thesaurus: cheques and using chequeshyponym Main entry: cancel …   Useful english dictionary

  • cancel — UK [ˈkæns(ə)l] / US verb Word forms cancel : present tense I/you/we/they cancel he/she/it cancels present participle cancelling past tense cancelled past participle cancelled 1) [intransitive/transitive] to say that something that has been… …   English dictionary

  • cancel — can|cel S2 [ˈkænsəl] v past tense and past participle cancelled present participle cancelling BrE past tense and past participle canceled present participle canceling AmE [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: canceller to cross out , from …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cancel — / kænsəl/ verb 1. to stop something which has been agreed or planned ● to cancel an appointment or a meeting ● The government has cancelled the order for a fleet of buses. ● The manager is still ill, so the interviews planned for this week have… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Cheque — A Canadian cheque …   Wikipedia

  • cheque — (BrE) (AmE check) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, fat (informal), large ▪ blank ▪ monthly ▪ bad …   Collocations dictionary

  • cancel — To void an order to buy or sell from (1) the floor, or (2) the trader/salesperson s scope. In Autex, the indication still remains on record as having once been placed unless it is expunged. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * cancel can‧cel… …   Financial and business terms

  • cancel — [[t]kæ̱ns(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ cancels, cancelling, cancelled (in AM, use canceling, canceled) 1) VERB If you cancel something that has been arranged, you stop it from happening. If you cancel an order for goods or services, you tell the person or… …   English dictionary

  • cancel — verb Cancel is used with these nouns as the object: ↑appearance, ↑appointment, ↑booking, ↑card, ↑cheque, ↑concert, ↑contract, ↑date, ↑debt, ↑election, ↑engagement, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • cancel — [c]/ˈkænsəl / (say kansuhl) verb (cancelled or, US, canceled, cancelling or, US, canceling) –verb (t) 1. to decide not to proceed with (a previously arranged appointment, meeting, event, etc.). 2. to cross out (writing, etc.) by drawing a line or …   Australian English dictionary

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