Definition of check-up in English:

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check-up

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɛkʌp/

noun

A thorough examination, especially a medical or dental one, to detect any problems: a mother and her young daughter were taken to hospital for a check-up after a fire at their home
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  • Most people find out they have high cholesterol when they have their blood cholesterol measured as part of a medical check-up.
  • Your doctor may want to give your child a general medical check-up and get some blood tests.
  • We also provide funding for scholarships and cover medical and dental check-ups and necessary operations.
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