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checklist

[chek-list] /ˈtʃɛkˌlɪst/
noun
1.
Also, check list. a list of items, as names or tasks, for comparison, verification, or other checking purposes.
verb (used with object)
2.
to enter (an item) on a checklist.
verb (used without object)
3.
to enter items on a checklist.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism; check1 + list1
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British Dictionary definitions for check list

check list

noun
1.
a list of items, facts, names, etc, to be checked or referred to for comparison, identification, or verification
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Word Origin and History for check list

checklist

n.

also check-list, 1853, American English, from check + list (n.). Two words until c.1880; hyphenated until late 20c.

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