1. [ noun ] (British) a check given by the British government to someone who is unemployed; it can be cashed either at a bank or at the post office
Synonyms: giro_cheque
Related terms: check UK
2. [ noun ] (finance) a British financial system in which a bank or a post office transfers money from one account to another when they receive authorization to do so
Related terms: financial_institution
Similar spelling:   Gier