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bill of exchange, 
  • Businessa written authorization or order to pay a specified sum of money to a specified person.
    • 1570–80

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    bill of exchange n
    1. (now chiefly in foreign transactions) a document, usually negotiable, containing an instruction to a third party to pay a stated sum of money at a designated future date or on demand

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