- The words stamped or written on a cheque or bill of exchange by a banker who returns it unpaid because the amount in words differs from that in figures. Banks usually make a charge for returning unpaid cheques.
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amounts differ — UK US MONEY ► words written on a cheque which the bank will not accept because the amount written in numbers differs from the amount written in words … Financial and business terms
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