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يَفْحَصُ، يُدَقِّقُ، يُحَقِّقُ في الأمْر

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check

(tʃek) verb
1. to see if something (eg a sum) is correct or accurate. Will you check my addition?
2. to see if something (eg a machine) is in good condition or working properly. Have you checked the engine (over)?
3. to hold back; to stop. We've checked the flow of water from the burst pipe.
noun
1. an act of testing or checking.
2. something which prevents or holds back. a check on imports.
3. in chess, a position in which the king is attacked. He put his opponent's king in check.
4. a pattern of squares. I like the red check on that material.
5. a ticket received in return for handing in baggage etc.
6. (especially American) a bill. The check please, waiter!
7. (American) a cheque.
checked adjective
having a pattern of check. She wore a checked skirt; Is the material checked or striped?
ˈcheckbook noun
(American) a chequebook.
ˈcheck-in noun
1. the place where passengers show travel documents at an airport or seaport. the check-in desk; (American) the check-in counter.
2. the process of checking in at an airport etc.
ˈcheckmate noun
in chess, a position from which the king cannot escape.
verb
to put (an opponent's king) in this position.
ˈcheckout noun
a place where payment is made for goods bought in a supermarket.
ˈcheckpoint noun
a barrier where cars, passports etc are inspected, or a point that contestants in a race must pass.
ˈcheck-up noun
a medical examination to discover the state of a person's health. my annual check-up.
check in
to register at a hotel as a guest or at an airport as a passenger. We checked in last night.
check out
1. to leave (a hotel), paying one's bill etc. You must check out before 12 o'clock.
2. (especially American) to test. I'll check out your story.
check up (on)
to investigate to see if (someone or something) is reliable, honest, true etc. Have you been checking up on me?
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We are going to be conducting blood test and general medical check up on the participants every month as well as provide them with advice on diets and nutrition, and physical activities," she mentioned.
Dr Mohammed Ibrahim Mansour, advisor at the GWU, said the campaign had achieved unprecedented success in the last four days as hundreds of women thronged the mobile clinic for check up.
The aim is to create health awareness among Indian workers and to provide free general medical check up as part of the Indian community services activities," said ICRF secretary-general C R Nambiar.
Companies across Staffordshire are being offered a free computer network health check up courtesy of Cannock Chamber of Commerce and a county-based team of experts.