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Definition of checkpoint noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

checkpoint

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noun
NAmE//ˈtʃɛkpɔɪnt//
 
 
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a place, especially on a border between two countries, where people have to stop so their vehicles and documents can be checked There are border guards at the checkpoint crossing. The soldier stopped the motorist at a roadside checkpoint.
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