Define: Drawee

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Definition: Drawee

What is the dictionary definition of Drawee?

Dictionary Definition

legal The party directed to pay the amount of a draft or cheque.


Full Definition of Drawee

A drawee is the entity that is expected to accept and pay a bill of exchange (check, draft, letter of credit, etc.) on presentation or on a certain date (called due date or maturity date).


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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Drawee. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. April 05, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Drawee. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 05, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Drawee. Retrieved April 05, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Drawee are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 28th December, 2019