Meaning of “checkpoint” in the English Dictionary

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"checkpoint" in British English

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checkpointnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtʃek.pɔɪnt/ us /ˈtʃek.pɔɪnt/

(Definition of “checkpoint” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"checkpoint" in American English

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checkpointnoun [ C ]

us /ˈtʃekˌpɔɪnt/

a place where people or vehicles are stopped and examined by an official

(Definition of “checkpoint” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)