checkpoint

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noun check·point \ˈchek-ˌpȯint\

Definition of checkpoint

  1. :  a point at which a check is performed vehicles were inspected at various checkpoints

Examples of checkpoint in a sentence

  1. Our car was stopped at a police checkpoint before we were permitted to cross the border.

1926

First Known Use of checkpoint

1926


CHECKPOINT Defined for English Language Learners

checkpoint

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noun check·point \ˈchek-ˌpȯint\

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


Law Dictionary

checkpoint

noun check·point

Legal Definition of checkpoint

  1. :  a point at which an inspection or investigation is performed a checkpoint to uncover drunk drivers



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