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double-check Line breaks: double-check
Pronunciation: /ˌdʌb(ə)lˈtʃɛk/

Definition of double-check in English:


[with object]
Check (something) for a second time to ensure that it is accurate or safe: he double-checked our credentials [with clause]: double-check that all windows are firmly locked
More example sentences
  • They are, in reality, the second opinion that can double-check the records of those most at risk, to ensure their safety.
  • Everyone has checked and double-checked their tickets, but the grapevine is eerily quiet.
  • Lotto operator Camelot is now urging all National Lottery players in the Doncaster area to check and double-check their old tickets very carefully.
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