from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An internationally redeemable draft purchased in various denominations from a bank or traveler's aid company and payable only upon the purchaser's endorsement against the original signature on the draft.
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- n. A check (draft), requiring a specimen signature and a countersignature; this is usually prepaid and drawn against the bank's own funds, rather than drawn against the signatory's account.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a letter of credit issued by a bank or express company that is payable on presentation to any correspondent of the issuer
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