Share this entry

spot check
American English: /ˈspɑt ˌtʃɛk/

Translation of spot check in Spanish:

noun

  • (control o inspección realizada al azar)
    spot checks on cars revealed that …
    inspecciones realizadas al azar en varios vehículos revelaron que …
    Example sentences
    • A spot check of people out shopping on a nice spring day offers insight into what must be a growing phenomenon: the company store.
    • In our spot check of more than 30 different routes, we found savings that ranged from as little as $5 to as much as $75.
    • The Scarborough scandal was uncovered when a spot check by the Audit Commission of 41 hospitals in England and Wales revealed that all but three issued false figures.

also: spot-check transitive verb

  • police were spot-checking drivers at the frontier
    en la frontera la policía estaba realizando controles al azar entre los automovilistas

Definition of spot check in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: