Bill+of+exchange

  • 1bill of exchange — see bill 7 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. bill of exchange …

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  • 2Bill of exchange — exchange ex*change ([e^]ks*ch[=a]nj ), n. [OE. eschange, eschaunge, OF. eschange, fr. eschangier, F. [ e]changer, to exchange; pref. ex out + F. changer. See {Change}, and cf. {Excamb}.] 1. The act of giving or taking one thing in return for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Bill of exchange — Bill Bill, n. [OE. bill, bille, fr. LL. billa (or OF. bille), for L. bulla anything rounded, LL., seal, stamp, letter, edict, roll; cf. F. bille a ball, prob. fr. Ger.; cf. MHG. bickel, D. bikkel, dice. Cf. {Bull} papal edict, {Billet} a paper.]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4bill of exchange — A legal document, such as a cheque, where one person in writing specifies that a third party will pay a person a specific sum of money at a specific time, or upon demand. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy… …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 5bill of exchange — bill′ of exchange′ n. bus a written order to pay a specified sum of money to the person indicated • Etymology: 1570–80 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 6bill of exchange — n. a written order to pay a certain sum of money to the person named or to that person s account; draft …

    English World dictionary

  • 7Bill of exchange — General term for a document demanding payment. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * bill of exchange ˌbill of exˈchange abbreviation b/​e or bill noun bills of exchange PLURALFORM …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8bill of exchange — General term for a document demanding payment. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * bill of exchange ˌbill of exˈchange abbreviation b/​e or bill noun bills of exchange PLURALFORM [countable] …

    Financial and business terms

  • 9bill of exchange — /ˌbɪl əv ɪks tʃeɪndʒ/ noun a document, signed by the person authorising it, which tells another person or a financial institution to pay money unconditionally to a named person on a certain date (NOTE: Bills of exchange are usually used for… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 10bill of exchange — /ˌbɪl əv ɪks tʃeɪndʒ/ noun a document signed by the person authorising it, which tells another to pay money unconditionally to a named person on a certain date (usually used in payments in foreign currency) ♦ to accept a bill to sign a bill of… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 11bill of exchange — noun a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another • Syn: ↑draft, ↑order of payment • Hypernyms: ↑negotiable instrument • Hyponyms: ↑overdraft, ↑foreign bill …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12bill of exchange — An unconditional order in writing, addressed by one person (the drawer) to another (the drawee) and signed by the person giving it, requiring the drawee to pay on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time a specified sum of money to or to… …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 13bill of exchange — An unconditional order in writing, addressed by one person (the drawer) to another (the drawee) and signed by the person giving it, requiring the drawee to pay on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time a specified sum of money to or to… …

    Accounting dictionary

  • 14bill of exchange — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bill of exchange : singular bill of exchange plural bills of exchange a written order saying that someone must pay a particular person an amount of money on a fixed date …

    English dictionary

  • 15Bill Of Exchange — A non interest bearing written order used primarily in international trade that binds one party to pay a fixed sum of money to another party at a predetermined future date. Bills of exchange are similar to checks and promissory notes. They can be …

    Investment dictionary

  • 16bill of exchange — Raise Raise (r[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raised} (r[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Raising}.] [OE. reisen, Icel. reisa, causative of r[=i]sa to rise. See {Rise}, and cf. {Rear} to raise.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a …

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  • 17bill of exchange — A written payment order used in international commerce. A bill of exchange is raised by an exporter and addressed to an importer (or an importer’s *agent), to request payment of a specific amount at a specific date. It is similar to a *post dated …

    Auditor's dictionary

  • 18bill of exchange —    A document prepared by one party (i.e., the maker or drawer) ordering another (i.e., the payor or drawee) to pay a certain amount to a third party (i.e., the payee). It is the same as a draft. A check is a bill of exchange drawn on a bank… …

    Business law dictionary

  • 19bill of exchange — bill of ex change plural bills of exchange n technical a signed document ordering someone to pay someone else a particular amount of money …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20bill of exchange — bill of ex change (plural ,bills of ex change) noun count a written order saying that someone must pay a particular person an amount of money on a fixed date …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English