(banking) (in Britain) the clearing of a cheque through a bank in less than the usual three days, for an additional charge
noun, Library Science. 1. a collection of materials segregated from a general library collection according to form, subject, age, condition, rarity, source, or value.
noun 1. select committee. select committee noun 1. a committee, as of a legislative body, that is formed to examine and report on a specific bill or issue. select committee noun 1. (in Britain) a small committee composed of members of parliament, set up by either House of Parliament to investigate and report back on […]
- Special constable
noun 1. a person recruited for temporary or occasional police duties, esp in time of emergency
- Special court-martial
noun, U.S. Military. 1. a court-martial established to try violations of military law less serious than those tried by a general court-martial but more serious than those tried by a summary court-martial.