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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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Biometric checks on European nationals and checks against the Home Office database on children from the European Economic Area (EEA) "were abandoned on a regular basis, without ministerial approval", Mrs May said.
Biometric checks on European nationals and checks against the Home Office database on children from the European Economic Area "were abandoned on a regular basis, without ministerial approval", Mrs May said.
Driver and Vehicle Agency chief executive Brendan Magee said they were launching more roadside checks against drivers they suspected of offences or mechanical defects.
An IRA LLC is not a regular LLC; rather it is an investment vehicle compliant to the IRS code, which provides the investor the ability to write checks against self-directed IRA funds so he or she can act quickly, as well as providing the benefits mentioned above.
The equipment automatically reads the registration plates of vehicles as they drive past, the details of which then go to a computer for checks against a database.