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Definition of tick box in English:

noun

British
1A small box on a form into which a tick or cross is entered as the response to a question.
1.1 Computing (In a graphical display) a small box that, when selected by the user, shows that a particular feature has been enabled or a particular option chosen.
1.2 [as modifier] Denoting or relating to a procedure or process carried out purely to satisfy convention, rules, or regulations: a bureaucratic tick-box exercise a tick-box mentality

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