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English definition of “chequered”

chequered

adjective (GOOD AND BAD)    /ˈtʃek.əd/ US  /-ɚd/ UK (US checkered)
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
(Definition of chequered adjective (GOOD AND BAD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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