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English definition of “tick box”

tick box

noun [C] UK (US checkbox)
a small box on a paper form to put a tick in: People struggled with the pages of tick boxes on the forms.
IT a small box on a computer screen that you click on to show a choice, to open or close a file, etc.: A tick box allows you to choose the program to open files.
(Definition of tick box noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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