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spellcheck

verb [T] uk   /ˈspelˌtʃek/ us  
to use a computer program that makes certain that the words in a document have the correct letters in the correct order
spellcheck
noun [C] uk   us  
It's always a good idea to run a spellcheck once you've finished writing.
Translations of “spellcheck”
in Chinese (Traditional) (使用電腦程式)檢查…的拼字…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使用计算机程序)检查…的拼写…
(Definition of spellcheck from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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