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spell checknoun [C or U]

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(also spellchecker, spelling checker) a ​computerprogram that ​checks that the words in a ​document have the ​correct spellings: I had ​meant to write 'definitely' rather than 'defiantly' but the computer's spell ​check hadn't ​caught the mistake.

spell checkverb [I or T]

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to use a ​computerprogram to ​check that the words in a ​document have the ​correct spellings: Be sure to spell ​check the ​report before you ​print it.
(Definition of spell check from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spell check”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使用计算机程序)检查…的拼写…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使用電腦程式)檢查…的拼字…
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