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spot–check

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verb \ˈspät-ˌchek\

Simple Definition of spot–check

  • : to check (something) quickly for problems especially by looking at a few things or people in a group

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of spot–check

  • transitive verb
    1. :  to sample or investigate quickly or at random

    2. intransitive verb
    3. :  to make a spot check

    1943

    First Known Use of spot–check

    1943


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