el talonario
-the checkbook
See the entry for talonario.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (book of checks)
a. checkbook
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Sin pensarlo dos veces, el hombre sacó un talonario de su maletín y extendió un cheque a la ONG.Without thinking twice about it, the man took a checkbook out of his briefcase and wrote a check for the NGO.
b. chequebook (United Kingdom)
Últimamente pagué tantas cosas con cheque que acabé el talonario.I've paid so many things by cheque lately that my chequebook ran out.
2. (book containing receipts)
a. receipt book
Cuando pagué al fontanero, él sacó su talonario y me hizo un recibo por el importe.After I paid the plumber, he took out his receipt book and wrote a recipt for the corresponding amount.
3. (book containing tickets)
a. ticket book
Puedes comprar un talonario de 12 viajes y, cada vez que tomas un autobús, el conductor arranca un boleto.You can buy a ticket book good for 12 trips, and every time you take a bus, the driver will tear off one of the tickets.
4. (book containing prescriptions)
a. prescription pad
Con la nueva tarjeta sanitaria electrónica, el talonario de recetas del médico pasó ya a la historia.With the arrival of new electronic health cards, doctors' prescription pads are a thing of the past.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de cheques)
a. checkbook
2. (de recibos)
a. receipt book
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
[de cheques] cheque book; check book; (EEUU) [de recibos] receipt book; [de billetes] book of tickets; [de recetas] prescription pad
informa del robo de un talonario de recetas en el Hospital de Santiago
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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