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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcheckpointcheck‧point /ˈtʃekpɔɪnt/ ●○○ noun [countable]  PGa place, especially on a border, where an official person examines vehicles or people They had to cross five military checkpoints.
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checkpointTourist visas are issued at any border checkpoint.The roadblocks were really drunk-driving checkpoints at which police simply would ask drivers if they had a gun in the car.On either side of the well-guarded checkpoint stretched wire fences, barbed-wire entanglements and minefields.I peered into the dark and deserted-looking checkpoint.They man checkpoints on a permanent basis, screening vehicles and their occupants for weapons.Some were delayed at military checkpoints.The first step as you approach the checkpoint is to park your car in the parking lot on the north side.Save a few for the checkpoint at the gate.
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