Definitions (3)

1.Exact purpose and intent of a bill of exchange as judged from the words and figures used in its construction.
2.Length of time, stated in the bill, that must elapse before a bill of exchange become due for payment.
3.Designation of the payment terms of a bill of exchange, such as 'Due when presented' (a sight draft) or 'Due on date ...' (a time draft). Not to be confused with tenure.

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  • When in a negotiation try and keep the proper tenor of your voice so as to always look like you are under control.

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  • The tenor I gathered from our interaction laid the terms out very clearly and he demanded his payment with specific terms.

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  • Dmitri sang with such a great elegance and amazing tenor, that when he sang, the whole world stopped to listen.

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