Definition of check mark in English:

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check mark


North American
A mark (✓) used to indicate that an item in a list or text is correct or has been chosen, checked, or dealt with.
Example sentences
  • The nominating committee had these criteria in their position specification, and for Mark, put check marks next to them.
  • This is followed by two or three check marks next to the child's name with consequences listed for each check mark.
  • One more check mark on the ‘failed’ side of the ledger.

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