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English definition of “check”

check

noun [C] (EXAMINATION)   /tʃek/
the act of looking at or giving your attention to something to get information, often to help you decide if something is correct, safe, or suitable: The FBI did a thorough background check on him (= looked into his past experience and relationships).
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