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quality controlnoun [C or U]

uk   us  
the ​process of ​looking at ​goods when they are being ​produced to make ​certain that all the ​goods are of the ​intendedstandard
(Definition of quality control from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quality controlnoun [U]

uk   us   ( abbreviation QC)
PRODUCTION, WORKPLACE the ​process of looking at ​goods when they are being ​produced to make ​certain that they are all of the intended ​standard: We make ​regulartrips to ​overseasfactories to ensure ​qualitycontrol. Contractors will need to have ​established qualitycontrolprocedures in ​place. a qualitycontrolmanager
(Definition of quality control from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “quality control”
in Chinese (Simplified) 质量控制,质量管理…
in Chinese (Traditional) 質量控制,質量管理 ,品質管制…
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