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English definition of “checkpoint”

checkpoint

noun [C]     /ˈtʃek.pɔɪnt/
a place where people are stopped and asked questions and vehicles are examined, especially at a border between two countries: Checkpoint Charlie was the most famous border crossing between East and West Berlin.Territorial boundaries
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