checkered history

noun

Definition of checkered history

: a past history of having had problems When it comes to labor relations, the company has a somewhat checkered history.

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“Checkered history.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/checkered%20history. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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