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foreign bill

noun
1.
a bill of exchange drawn on a payer in one country by a maker in another.
Compare inland bill.
Origin of foreign bill
1675-1685
First recorded in 1675-85
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  • A foreign bill is one which is drawn in one State and payable in another.

    Commercial Law

    Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
  • No protest is legal evidence in court, except in the case of a foreign bill.

    The Government Class Book Andrew W. Young
British Dictionary definitions for foreign bill

foreign bill

noun
1.
a bill of exchange that is drawn in one country and made payable in another: used extensively in foreign trade Compare inland bill
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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