postdated check

Definition

A check with a face date later than the actual date on which it was written. A check written on May 25 with a date of June 1 is a postdated check.

Use postdated check in a sentence

You may want to ask for a postdated check if you are doing business with someone that you do not know well.

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It was a postdated check and that meant that the face date was later than the one written and we had problems with that.

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Our collections department reluctantly accepted a postdated check from our customer given the difficulty experienced in establishing a payment plan.

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