One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A cheque which is guaranteed by a bank.
- ‘He knew what was a fair price for the harp, refused to be beaten down, and insisted that Harriet be given a certified cheque before they were allowed to take the instrument away.’
- ‘The company wouldn't even accept a certified cheque.’
- ‘The company transferred those funds to its account held with the Bank of Montreal and issued a certified cheque from that account to pay its employees.’
- ‘Then one day it happened: manna from heaven, or rather a certified cheque in the amount of $100,000 and, according to the Douglas student I spoke with, the money came from the CFS.’
- ‘She sent him a certified cheque, but then was informed she could have the domain names back only if she kept the settlement confidential.’
- ‘Anybody with the appropriate certified cheques can bid on and buy properties, which often go for anywhere from $500 to $180,000.’
- ‘Smitten by Annie, Daddy Warbucks offers a certified cheque of $50,000 to anyone who can prove they are her parents.’
- ‘Pay by certified cheque or money order, not cash.’
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