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check·point

 (chĕk′point′)
n.
A point where a check is performed: Vehicles are stopped at several checkpoints along the border.
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checkpoint

(ˈtʃɛkˌpɔɪnt)
n
a place, as at a frontier or in a motor rally, where vehicles or travellers are stopped for official identification, inspection, etc
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check•point

(ˈtʃɛkˌpɔɪnt)

n.
1. a place along a road, border, etc., where travelers are stopped for inspection.
2. a point or item in a procedure for notation, inspection, or confirmation.
[1935–40]
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checkpoint

1. A predetermined point on the surface of the Earth used as a means of controlling movement, a registration target for fire adjustment, or reference for location.
2. Center of impact; a burst center.
3. Geographical location on land or water above which the position of an aircraft in flight may be determined by observation or by electrical means.
4. A place where military police check vehicular or pedestrian traffic in order to enforce circulation control measures and other laws, orders, and regulations.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.checkpoint - a place (as at a frontier) where travellers are stopped for inspection and clearancecheckpoint - a place (as at a frontier) where travellers are stopped for inspection and clearance
stop - a spot where something halts or pauses; "his next stop is Atlanta"
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Translations
نُقْطَةُ التَّفْتيش
kontrolní stanoviště
kontrolpostkontrolpunkt
ellenõrzõponthatárátkelõhely
eftirlitsstöî, skoîun
kontrol noktası

checkpoint

[ˈtʃekpɔɪnt] N(punto m de) control m, retén m (LAm)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

checkpoint

[ˈtʃɛkpɔɪnt] n(poste m de) contrôle mcheck-up [ˈtʃɛkʌp] n (medical)examen m médical, check-up m
a routine check-up → un examen de routine
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

checkpoint

[ˈtʃɛkˌpɔɪnt] nposto di blocco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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The decision is based on a review of Checkpoint's portfolio in 2012, with the company's board having established that the operations under the scope of the planned offload, which provide digital video, intrusion and fire/life safety solutions to retailers, would better cater to clients as an independent and more focused organisation, Checkpoint said.
Hansel Marantan of the province's Special Operations Group, who was at the checkpoint, was wounded in the shootout..
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Security source told NINA that the suicide attacker tried to get close to a checkpoint in Nahrwan area but the checkpoint members opened fire at him when he refused to stop, killing him instantly.
On Tuesday, the joint force fought with militants manning the checkpoint, and destroyed it, but the militants returned on Wednesday when forces left Khanjankhel area of Nirkh district, a resident, Rahmatullah, claimed.