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bank note

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noun

a promissory note, payable on demand, issued by an authorized bank and intended to circulate as money.

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Origin of bank note

First recorded in 1685–95
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British Dictionary definitions for bank note

banknote
/ (ˈbæŋkˌnəʊt) /

noun

a promissory note issued by a central bank, serving as money
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