Complete invoice management – receiving, recording & preparing invoices for payments via chequebook, online banking or SWIFT payments - Sending remittance advices to the customers and to the internal colleagues - Reconciling complex and long. Send the chequebook request message in a prescribed format to the number mentioned on the bank website. You can also use the missed call banking option to request for the chequebook. Once your request is processed, the chequebook will be delivered within a few working days. Log in to your bank mobile app using your 4-digit. Keeping the purchase-,sales-,bank- and chequebook up to date - Creating balances, profit and loss statements and financial statements. Speaking to Spanish clients - Managing income taxes for private clients as well as SMEs.

Usage Notes
What to Know

Cheque is the British English spelling for the document used for making a payment, whereas American English uses check. Check also has a number of other uses as a noun (e.g., a check mark, a hit in hockey, etc.) and as a verb ('to inspect,' 'to limit,' etc.).

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'Check' as a Noun

The word check has a wide range of meanings in English. As noun, it can refer to:

  • an inspection or examination (as in “a check of the premises”)
  • something that limits or restrains (“a check on power”)
  • a mark ✓ placed beside an item to show it has been noted, examined, or verified
  • a written order directing payment (“paid for the repairs with a check”)
  • a ticket indicating ownership (“a baggage check”) or an amount due (“asked the waiter for the check”)
  • a pattern of squares in alternative colors, like one would find on a checkerboard
  • an act of hitting another player in hockey
  • a situation in chess in which a king is at risk of capture

'Check' as a Verb

There is a similar diversity of meanings for the verb check:

  • to make an inspection or examination (“check the pipe for leaks”)
  • put on a limit or restraint ('check your spending')
  • to make a mark ✓
  • to hit another player in hockey

'Cheque' vs. 'Check': Payments

The spelling cheque is associated with British English (used in Great Britain as well as the commonwealth countries such as Canada and Australia), but usually applies to one particular sense—that referring to a document for making a payment.

She took the cheque and the sheet of paper that he handed her. It was more than she had imagined possible.
— Alexander McCall Smith, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, 1998

They lived for months in motels and rented warehouses; occasionally, Longo would forge another cheque to pay for a few weeks of grander accommodation.
— Benjamin Markovits, The Times Literary Supplement, 15 July 2005

Publishers will often amend the word’s spelling to check or cheque depending on the work’s intended audience. Idioms that are formed around the term are likewise styled:

Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries should not write the generals a blank cheque just because they share a dislike of the Brothers.
The Economist, 17-23 Aug. 2013

The program was no stranger to chequebook journalism, paying Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion reportedly as much as $150,000 to talk about their affair.
— Amanda Meade, The Guardian, 2 Oct. 2019

In the US, we often use check to refer to the document stating an amount due (as in 'asked the waiter for the check'). In most British English publications, such a document is referred to simply as a bill.

The spelling cheque survives in particular uses with regard to other senses. Chequer was once the British name for a checkerboard or chessboard. The name Exchequer survives as the name of a government accounting office; its purported origin is the checkered surface of the table on which stones were maneuvered in calculations, much like an abacus. For the game played on such a patterned board using red and black disks, however, British English speakers eschew the term checkers for a completely different name: draughts.

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(ˈtʃɛkˌbʊk) or


(Banking & Finance) a book containing detachable blank cheques and issued by a bank or building society to holders of cheque accounts
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Noun1.chequebook - a book issued to holders of checking accounts
blank cheque, blank check - a check that has been signed but with the amount payable left blank
record - a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; 'they could find no record of the purchase'
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
šeková knížka


checkbook (US) Chequebook[ˈtʃekbʊk]Ntalonariom de cheques, chequeraf (LAm)
chequebook journalismperiodismom a golpe de talonario
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


, (US) checkbook
nScheckheftnt, → Scheckbuchnt; chequebook journalismScheckbuchjournalismusm
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007


checkbook (Am)

Chequebook Of The Bank Of Faith

[ˈtʃɛkˌbʊk]nlibretto degli assegniChequebook
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


دَفْتَر الشِيكات šeková knížka checkhæfteScheckheftμπλοκ επιταγώνtalonario de cheques sekkivihkocarnet de chèques čekovna knjižicalibretto degli assegni 小切手帳 수표장chequeboekjesjekkhefte

Chequebook Diplomacy

książeczka czekowalivro de cheques, talão de chequesчековая книжка checkhäfte สมุดเช็คçek defteri tập séc支票簿
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

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