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Check

A bill of exchange representing a draft on a bank from deposited funds that pays a certain sum of money to a certain person or party.

Check

A document in which the writer orders his/her bank to pay to the receiver of the check a stated amount of money. For example, Joe may write Andrew a check for $10. In doing so, Joe is signing a document stating that he wishes to give Andrew $10, that it is available in Joe's bank, and Andrew can receive it from there. Andrew can either go to Joe's bank, present the check, and collect $10, or he may go to his own bank to deposit the check into his own account. In that case, Andrew's bank contacts Joe's bank and collects the $10 that way. Checks can be for any amount. See also: Check hold.
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The team behind professional letting promise to always copy you in on all correspondence emails in relation to any maintenance, rents, property inspections, check outs and viewings carried out at your property.
In recent months shoppers in parts of the US have been walking up to check outs, waving their hands at the shop assistant, and walking out of the store with armfuls of groceries.
Shops positioning enticing things you don't actually need near the check outs so you chuck them in anyway