negotiable instrument
negotiable instrument
A signed writing containing an unconditional promise or order, by the signer or maker of the instrument to pay a sum certain in money, either on demand or at a definite time, and it must be payable to the bearer or to order.
Examples of negotiable instruments are promissory notes and checks. (Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.

negotiable instrument
A signed writing containing an unconditional promise or order, by the signer or maker of the instrument to pay a sum certain in money, either on demand or at a definite time, and it must be payable to the bearer or to order. Examples of negotiable instruments are promissory notes and checks.

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