sight bill


sight bill
noun
a draft payable on presentation
Syn: ↑sight draft
Hypernyms: ↑draft, ↑bill of exchange, ↑order of payment

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sight bill,
a bill payable at sight or on presentation.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • sight bill — ➔ bill of exchange * * * sight bill UK US noun [C] BANKING, FINANCE ► a bill of exchange that must be paid immediately: »When a sight bill is presented to the importer he has to make the payment immediately, or within 7 days at most …   Financial and business terms

  • sight bill — A bill of exchange is a document addressed by the exporter to the importer requiring the importer to pay a sum of money. A term bill requires payment at a future date, whereas a sight draft must be settled immediately. Easyform Glossary of Law… …   Law dictionary

  • sight bill — /ˈsaɪt bɪl/ (say suyt bil) noun a bill of exchange payable on presentation, without any days of grace. Also, Chiefly US, sight draft …   Australian English dictionary

  • sight bill — / saɪt bɪl/ noun a bill of exchange which is payable at sight …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • sight bill — See at sight …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • sight bill — Same as sight draft …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Bill of exchange — General term for a document demanding payment. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * bill of exchange ˌbill of exˈchange abbreviation b/​e or bill noun bills of exchange PLURALFORM …   Financial and business terms

  • bill of exchange — General term for a document demanding payment. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * bill of exchange ˌbill of exˈchange abbreviation b/​e or bill noun bills of exchange PLURALFORM [countable] …   Financial and business terms

  • bill — ▪ I. bill bill 1 [bɪl] noun [countable] 1. ACCOUNTING a list showing how much you have to pay for services or goods received; = INVOICE: • big companies that fail to settle their …   Financial and business terms

  • bill — Synonyms and related words: CD, Federal Reserve note, IOU, MO, acceptance, acceptance bill, account, accounts payable, accounts receivable, act, advertise, affiche, affidavit, agenda, allegation, allowance, amount due, antlia, assessment,… …   Moby Thesaurus