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checkoff

[chek-awf, -of] /ˈtʃɛkˌɔf, -ˌɒf/
noun
1.
the collection of union dues by employers through compulsory deduction from each worker's wages.
2.
a voluntary contribution from one's income tax for a specific purpose, as the public financing of election campaigns, made by checking off the appropriate box on a tax return.
3.
Football. audible (def 2).
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase check off
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  • His proposal would be funded through a voluntary state income tax checkoff box on next year's tax returns.

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