Simple Definition of checkpoint
: a place where people, cars, etc., are searched by someone (such as a police officer) before being allowed to continue
Full Definition of checkpoint
: a point at which a check is performed <vehicles were inspected at various checkpoints>
Examples of checkpoint in a sentence
Our car was stopped at a police checkpoint before we were permitted to cross the border.
First Known Use of checkpoint
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Legal Definition of checkpoint
: a point at which an inspection or investigation is performed <a checkpoint to uncover drunk drivers>
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