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English definition of “once-over”

once-over

noun (LOOKING)    /ˈwʌn.səʊ.vər/ US  /-soʊ-/ informal
give sth/sb the once-over to look at and examine something or someone quickly: The security guards gave me the once-over, but they didn't ask me for any identification.Searching
(Definition of once-over noun (LOOKING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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