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"checker" in British English

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checkernoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʃek.ər/  us   // US
(Definition of checker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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checkernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtʃekər/
IT a ​computerprogram that ​checks something: a grammar/spell checker An ​interactivesalary checker tells you what you should be ​earning. They ​spentbillions on ​computerfirewalls, ​privatenetworks, and ​virus checkers.
PRODUCTION someone whose ​job is to ​check that ​goods are made correctly or that something is ​correct: Ticket checkers ​identifypeople using the wrong ski ​pass. He ​found himself a ​job as a fact checker for 'The New Yorker'.
US someone who ​works on a till (= a ​machine which ​recordssales and in which ​money is ​kept) in a large ​store, such as a supermarket: At the ​store, the checkers double-bagged nearly every ​item.
(Definition of checker from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “checker”
in Chinese (Simplified) 收银员,出纳员…
in Chinese (Traditional) 收銀員,出納員…
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