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chequered

adjective UK (US checkered) uk   /ˈtʃek.əd/  us   /-ɚd/

chequered adjective (GOOD AND BAD)

having had both successful and unsuccessful periods in your past: He's had a chequered business career.

chequered adjective (PATTERN)

(also checked) having a pattern of squares in two or more colours: red and white chequered tablecloths
Translations of “chequered”
in Chinese (Traditional) 成敗參半的, 盛衰多變的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成败参半的, 盛衰多变的…
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