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English definition of “check sth out”

check sth out

phrasal verb with check
 
 
/tʃek/ verb
to examine something or get more information about it, especially in order to make sure that it is safe, correct, or suitable: Many firms are still not checking out how their rivals operate. They spent two days in Orlando checking out a handful of potential sites for investment.
(Definition of check sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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