chequebook chequebook

Definition(s):

  • (n) a book issued to holders of checking accounts

Usage(s):

  • The Guardian denounced "chequebook journalism" and thrashed Oldham health officials for allowing the Mail to control news from the hospital.

Quotes

  1. "We have limited funds," Phil Gartside, the Bolton chairman, said. "We don't have a huge chequebook, but what we are doing is bringing in better quality than we have lost to improve the squad."
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Phil Gartside Source: Times Online

  2. "We don't want to go around the country waving a chequebook," he said. "We're moving out of an emergency time, and support will come in more indirect ways. Not in direct support for companies - we don't have the funding to do that, and it...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Vince Cable Source: The Guardian

  3. ACCC chairman Graeme Samuel warned that in the case of serious cartel activity, "no matter how fat your chequebook, nor to what lengths a corporation will go to defend the position of its executives, there is no amount of money that will remove the...
    on Jul 9, 2009 By: Graeme Samuel Source: Courier Mail

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