Share this entry

Share this page

countercheck

Saltos de línea: coun¦ter|check
Pronunciación: /ˈkaʊntətʃɛk
 
/

Definición de countercheck en inglés:

sustantivo

1A second check for security or accuracy.
Example sentences
  • They're very interested in maintaining the appropriate levels of checks and counterchecks in the business because a good deal of their money is on the line.
  • The Chaldaean and Babylonian empires were the first to build an elaborate system of checks and counterchecks, primarily to minimize errors and to safeguard state property from dishonest tax collectors.
2 archaic A restraint: the evil that we suffer is often a countercheck which restrains us from greater evil
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There is no countercheck to its emotions.
3 archaic A sharp or incisive retort: the countercheck quarrelsome

verbo

[with object] archaic Volver al principio  
Stop (something) by acting to cancel or counteract it: His Majesty with his own hand wrote to countercheck his former Warrant
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • To countercheck the view that pluralism is tolerable or inevitable, the CDF published a declaration, Dominus Iesus.
  • When two time travelers fight over something, they employ multitudes of selves to check and countercheck each other until there are swarms of you around.

Definición de countercheck en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something