Examples of checkpoint in a Sentence
Our car was stopped at a police checkpoint before we were permitted to cross the border.
Recent Examples of checkpoint from the Web
But since cross-border trade is worth more than 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) a year, there’s a desire to avoid disruptions, especially given concerns that a return to checkpoints and watchtowers could endanger the region’s peace process.
At the security checkpoint, an officer reviewed Henok’s documents and then waved him on.
The 6-week-old cub was found on the passenger-side floor in Valencia's car in August at a San Diego border checkpoint.
Seizures at border patrol checkpoints have revealed pressurized tanks adapted to store the oxidizer needed to launch these ballistic missiles.
Each year, staff and security checkpoints would cost around $98.3 million, according to a state analysis reported in The Post and Courier newspaper.
But what kind of particularized probable cause could justify questioning every single person on a bus or highway checkpoint?
When East and West Germans awoke on that fateful Nov. 9 in 1989 -- the date that the checkpoints finally opened and the sledgehammers came out -- no one had any real idea what was about to transpire in a matter of hours.
On January 21st: 195 explosions and two middle-aged civilians hit by rifle fire while travelling in a bus near a separatist checkpoint in the town of Olenivka.
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Definition of checkpoint for English Language Learners
: a place where people, cars, etc., are searched by someone (such as a police officer) before being allowed to continue
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