at sight

at sight
at sight at sight sight

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at sight
used to say that an amount of money must be paid as soon as the document showing the amount owed is received by the person paying: »

The bank draft was marked ""at sight"".

»

a bill that is payable at sight

Compare ON DEMAND(Cf. ↑on demand)
Main Entry: sight
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at sight UK US adverb
FINANCE if a bill of exchange says it must be paid at sight, it must be paid immediately by the person who receives it: »

The authorized bank will pay the exporter at sight.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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