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English definition of “chequered”

chequered

adjective uk   /ˈtʃek.əd/ us    /-ɚd/ UK (US checkered)

chequered adjective (GOOD AND BAD)

having had both successful and unsuccessful periods in your past: He's had a chequered business career.Variety and mixturesMixing and mixturesGroups and collections of things

chequered adjective (PATTERN)

(also checked) having a pattern of squares in two or more colours: red and white chequered tableclothsPatterns and shapes
(Definition of chequered from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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