wrongful dishonor

noun

: a wrongful refusal by a payor bank to honor an item that is properly payable
a payor bank is liable to its customer for damages proximately caused by the wrongful dishonor of an itemUniform Commercial Code

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“Wrongful dishonor.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/wrongful%20dishonor. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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