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spellcheck

Syllabification: spell·check
Pronunciation: /ˈspelˌCHek
 
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Definition of spellcheck in English:

verb

[with object]
Check the spelling in (a text) using a spellchecker.
Example sentences
  • From a visitors point of view if you couldn't be bothered spellchecking your website then how good can your product really be?
  • Earlier this week, someone at the NZ Herald must have hit the wrong buttons when spellchecking this story.
  • Once you've written, rewritten, spellchecked, and proofread your newsletter in the word processor, copy and paste it into the body of your email program.

noun

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1A check of the spelling in a file of text using a spellchecker.
Example sentences
  • I don't run an anti-virus or spellcheck program, and I don't believe in installing patches or defragmenting my hard drive.
  • They'll also see a new tool that provides a kind of universal spellcheck service regardless of what application is being used.
  • They understand software, surfing and spellchecks.
1.1A spellchecker.
Example sentences
  • A new spellcheck is a valuable addition, as is the enhanced search-and-replace function.
  • Why don't people use the computer spellcheck?
  • The spellcheck didn't like 34G and asked if I wanted to change it to Agamemnon.

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