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dividend warrant


an order of payment (such as a check payable to a shareholder) in which a dividend is paid


possession noun (possession and transfer of possession)


dividend warrants

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Princeton WordNet

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Oxford Dictionary:

dividend warrant

a document that shows that a shareholder is entitled to a dividend (12 of 17 words)



Negotiable instrument

a document guaranteeing the payment of a specific amount of money, either on demand, or at a set time, without conditions in addition to payment imposed on the payer. Cheques or promissory notes are common examples. Negotiable instruments are often ... (40 of 3222 words, 1 image)

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Collins Dictionary:

bill of exchange [now chiefly in foreign transactions] | B/E [abbreviation] | BE [abbreviation] | DPN [biochemistry, archaic] | DPNH [biochemistry, archaic]

a document, usually negotiable, containing an instruction to a third party to pay a stated sum of money at a designated future date or on demand (26 of 402 words, 5 usage examples)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

bill of exchange [banking] | draft [synonym] | draught [synonym]

short-term negotiable financial instrument consisting of an order in writing addressed by one person to another requiring the latter to pay on demand ... (23 of 285 words)


Columbia Encyclopedia:

draft | bill of exchange

in banking, order by one party to another party to pay a stated sum to the person or firm in whose favor the draft is made. It's similar in form to ... (31 of 263 words)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

bill of exchange [countable] | bills of exchange [plural]

a written order saying that someone must pay a particular person an amount of money on a fixed date (19 of 53 words)



bill of exchange

an unconditional written order from one person to another to pay a specified sum of money to a designated person (20 of 35 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/bill of exchange

Cambridge Dictionary:

draught [entry 1, British] | draft [United States]

a current of unpleasantly cold air blowing through a room (10 of 22 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/draught 1

draught [entry 2, British, specialized] | draft [United States]

the depth of water needed for a boat to be able to float (13 of 30 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/draught 2

draught [entry 3, British] | draft [United States]

a system of storing and serving drinks from large containers, especially barrels (12 of 32 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/draught 3

draught [entry 4, British] | draughts | checkers | draft [United States]

([United States] "checkers") a game for two people, each with twelve circular pieces which they move on a board with black and white squares (24 of 35 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/draught 4

draught [entry 5, British] | draft [United States]

(of drinks such as beer) stored in and served from large containers, especially barrels (14 of 28 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/draught 5

draught [entry 6, British] | draft [United States]

(of animals) used for pulling heavy loads, vehicles, etc. (9 of 23 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/draught 6

American Heritage Dictionary:

bill of exchange | bills of exchange [plural] | B/E [plural]

A written order directing that a specified sum of money be paid to a specified person. (16 of 26 words)


New World Dictionary:

bill of exchange

a written order to pay a certain sum of money to the person named or to that person's account; draft (20 of 23 words)


Random House Dictionary:

bill of exchange | lettre de change [French] | lettres de change [French, plural]

a written authorization or order to pay a specified sum of money to a specified person. (16 of 19 words)



bill of exchange [banking] | bills of exchange [plural] | draft [synonym] | B/E [banking, abbreviation] | negotiable instrument [type of]

A document demanding payment from another party, especially used in international trade. (12 of 14 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/bill of exchange

Encarta Dictionary:

bill of exchange | B/E [abbreviation]

a document setting out an instruction to pay a particular person a fixed sum of money on a particular date or when the person requests payment (26 of 38 words)

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