banknote

noun bank·note \ ˈbaŋk-ˌnōt \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of banknote

: a promissory note issued by a bank payable to bearer on demand without interest and acceptable as money

Examples of banknote in a Sentence

  1. the new nation immediately printed up its own banknotes

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First Known Use of banknote

1695

banknote Synonyms

Synonyms
1bill, greenback, note
Related Words
dead presidents [slang], paper money, scrip; buck, dollar, simoleon [slang], smacker [slang]; C-note, fifty, fin [slang], five, fiver [slang], hundred, one, sawbuck [slang], ten, tenner, twenty, two; cash, chips, currency, dough, legal tender, lucre, money, pelf; check, draft, money order

BANKNOTE Defined for English Language Learners

banknote

noun

Definition of banknote for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of paper money


Law Dictionary

bank note

legal Definition of bank note

see note


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