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"check out" in British English

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check out

phrasal verb with check uk   us   /tʃek/ verb
B1 to ​leave a ​hotel after ​paying and ​returningyourroomkey: We ​checked out (of/fromourhotel) at 5 a.m. to ​catch a 7 a.m. ​flight.

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(Definition of check out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"check out" in American English

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check out

phrasal verb with check  us   /tʃek/ verb
  • (LEAVE)

to ​leave a ​hotel after ​paying for ​yourroom and ​services: The Gardners checked out early this ​morning to ​catch a ​plane to Toronto.
(Definition of check out from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"check out" in Business English

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check out

phrasal verb with check uk   us   /tʃek/ verb
if ​information, facts, etc. ​check out, you can prove that they are ​true or ​correct: If a ​callerclaiming to be from the ​companyasks you for ​personaldata, ​dial the 800 ​number on your ​card to see if his story ​checks out.
(Definition of check out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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