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Meaning of “spot check” in the English Dictionary

"spot check" in American English

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spot checknoun [C]

 us   /ˈspɑt ˌtʃek/
a ​closelook at a few ​items in a ​group: A spot check ​revealed that many ​students are out with ​flu.
(Definition of spot check from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"spot check" in Business English

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spot checknoun [C]

uk   us  
an ​examination of a ​company, ​activity, or ​process to make sure that everything is being done according to the ​rules, without ​warning the ​people involved that this is going to ​happen: a spot check of/on sth Since last year's ​disclosure of ​illegalpractices, there has been an ​increase in ​spotchecks of ​localoffices.make/do/carry out a spot check Lenders can make ​spotchecks to see whether you have ​defaulted on past ​loans.
(Definition of spot check from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spot check”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抽查…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抽查…
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