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Dictionary Definition

checklist n : a list of items (names or tasks etc.) to be checked or consulted

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English

Noun

  1. A list of tasks to be completed, names to be consulted, conditions to be verified and similar.

Extensive Definition

A checklist is used as an aid to memory. It helps to ensure consistency and completeness in carrying out a task. A basic example is the "to do list." A more advanced checklist would be a schedule, which lays out tasks to be done according to time of day or other factors.

Applications

Format

Checklists are presented as lists with small checkboxes down the left hand side of the page. A small tick or checkmark is drawn in the box after the item has been completed.

External links

checklist in German: Fragenkatalog
checklist in Italian: Checklist

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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