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checked

[ chekt ]
/ tʃɛkt /
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adjective

having a pattern of squares; checkered(def 3): a checked shirt.
Phonetics. (of a vowel) situated in a closed syllable (opposed to freedef 28).

RELATED WORDS

rampant, unbridled, unhampered, free, loose, untamed, wild, unbounded, untrammeled

Nearby words

check-over, checkable, checkback, checkbook, checkbook journalism, checked, checked swing, checkedy, checker, checkerberry, checkerbloom

Origin of checked

1375–1425; late Middle English. See check1, -ed2
Related formsun·checked, adjectivewell-checked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unchecked (1 of 2)

unchecked

/ (ʌnˈtʃɛkt) /

adjective

not prevented from continuing or growingunchecked population growth
not examined or inspected

adverb

without being stopped or hinderedthe virus could spread unchecked
without being examined or inspectedour luggage passed unchecked through customs

British Dictionary definitions for unchecked (2 of 2)

checked

/ (tʃɛkt) /

adjective

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