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term bill

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bill of exchange with specific payment date a bill of exchange payable on a specific date rather than on demand.

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Definitions of ’term bill’ and meaning of ’term bill’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’term bill’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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