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self-checkout Syllabification: self-check·out

Definition of self-checkout in English:


[usually as modifier]
A system whereby customers can scan goods themselves and pay without a cashier in a supermarket or other store: self-checkout machines self-checkout requires each item to be individually scanned
More example sentences
  • Self checkout was the norm for Joan.
  • The Library continues to promote self-help services, such as self checkout and online responses to frequently asked questions.
  • I suggested a boycott of self-checkout lanes.

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