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Noun: blank check  blangk chek
Usage: US (elsewhere: blank cheque)
  1. Freedom to do as you see fit
    "many have doubts about giving him a blank check to attack";
    - free hand, blank cheque [Brit, Cdn]
  2. A check that has been signed but with the amount payable left blank
    - blank cheque [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: blank checks

Type of: bank check [US], check [N. Amer], cheque [Brit, Cdn], freedom

Part of: checkbook [US], chequebook [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Blank check