Definition of checkout in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈCHekˌout/


1A point at which goods are paid for in a supermarket or other store: [as modifier]: packaging that is scanned at the checkout counter
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  • The two girls on the checkouts near where it happened were quite shaken up.
  • American life poses challenges for those who have not seen escalators, refrigerators, traffic lights, and scan-your-own grocery checkouts.
  • Always up for a laugh when he worked on the grocery checkouts, Brian used to send his co-workers off around the building on wild goose chases looking for something that didn't exist.
2The administrative procedure followed when a guest leaves a hotel at the end of a stay: [as modifier]: checkout time
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  • It's usually such a rush the next day with an early flight or at least a somewhat early checkout required in most hotels.
  • We had walked in silence from the hotel checkout to the streets again.
  • When I reported this to the desk upon checkout, they told me I should have told them sooner.

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Syllabification: check·out

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