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countercheck

noun coun·ter·check \ ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌchek \

Definition of countercheck

: a check or restraint often operating against something that is itself a check

First Known Use of countercheck

1584

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countercheck

verb

Definition of countercheck

2 : to check a second time for verification

First Known Use of countercheck

1579

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counter check

noun

Definition of counter check

: a check obtainable at a bank usually to be cashed only at the bank by the drawer

First Known Use of counter check

1856

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