Definition of cheat sheet in English:

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cheat sheet

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noun

North American informal
A piece of paper bearing written notes intended to aid one’s memory, typically one used surreptitiously in an examination.
Example sentences
  • My short-term memory sucks, so I spent some time over the weekend reading up on obscure ballot measures and scribbling notes on a cheat sheet so I could just walk in, fill in the dots, then leave.
  • This cheat sheet will tell you which numbers are worth crunching.
  • Consider the case of a student who provides the correct answer to a test question, but who has simply copied from a cheat sheet that has been brought into the classroom.

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