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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
  • Nearly a quarter of all supermarket chains offer self-checkout.
  • He complains about stores and shops that make customers do tasks, like self-checkout and applying condiments.
  • Other features include an expanded beer and wine section, a larger greeting card section and nine checkout lanes, three of them self-checkout.
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