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checked

[ chekt ]
/ tʃɛkt /
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adjective
having a pattern of squares; checkered: a checked shirt.
Phonetics. (of a vowel) situated in a closed syllable (opposed to free def. 28).
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Origin of checked

1375–1425; late Middle English. See check1, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM checked

un·checked, adjectivewell-checked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for checked

checked
/ (tʃɛkt) /

adjective
having a pattern of small squares
phonetics (of a syllable) ending in a consonant
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