bordereau

[ bawr-duh-roh; French bawr-duh-roh ]
/ ˌbɔr dəˈroʊ; French bɔr dəˈroʊ /
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noun, plural bor·de·reaux [bawr-duh-rohz; French bawr-duh-roh] /ˌbɔr dəˈroʊz; French bɔr dəˈroʊ/.

a detailed memorandum, especially one in which documents are listed.

Nearby words

  1. border line,
  2. border states,
  3. border tax,
  4. border terrier,
  5. border, the,
  6. borderer,
  7. borderland,
  8. borderless,
  9. borderline,
  10. borderline personality

Origin of bordereau

1895–1900; < French, equivalent to bord edge (see border) + -ereau; see -rel

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British Dictionary definitions for bordereau

bordereau

/ (ˌbɔːdəˈrəʊ, French bɔrdəro) /

noun plural -reaux (-ˈrəʊ, -ˈrəʊz, French -ro)

a memorandum or invoice prepared for a company by an underwriter, containing a list of reinsured risks

Word Origin for bordereau

C20: from French

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