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checklist

[ chek-list ]
/ ˈtʃɛkˌlɪst /
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noun
Also check list . a list of items, as names or tasks, for comparison, verification, or other checking purposes.
verb (used with object)
to enter (an item) on a checklist.
verb (used without object)
to enter items on a checklist.
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Origin of checklist

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; check1 + list1
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British Dictionary definitions for checklist

check list

noun
a list of items, facts, names, etc, to be checked or referred to for comparison, identification, or verification
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