Meaning of CHEQUE in English
A written order from one party (the drawer) to another (the drawee, normally a bank) requiring the drawee to pay a specified sum on demand to the drawer or to a third party specified by the drawer. Cheques may be used for settling debts and withdrawing money from banks.
European Central Bank English Glossary. Английский глоссарий Европейского Центрального Банка. 2012