Definition of check-up in English:

check-up

noun

  • A thorough examination, especially a medical or dental one, to detect any problems.

    ‘a mother and her young daughter were taken to hospital for a check-up after a fire at their home’
    • ‘He is still due to travel to the US for a medical check-up, later this year.’
    • ‘Most people find out they have high cholesterol when they have their blood cholesterol measured as part of a medical check-up.’
    • ‘They undergo daily medical check-ups, facials and massages and do some mild exercise, such as stretching and walking around the lake.’
    • ‘All who intend taking part should first seek a medical check-up with their GP.’
    • ‘Only two weeks ago he had a medical check-up which gave him a clean bill of health.’
    • ‘The results of their follow-up medical check-ups in January and March are satisfactory.’
    • ‘For example, there might be more benefit for mothers who take their kids for regular medical check-ups.’
    • ‘Last year a national campaign for preventative medical check-ups was held in Bulgaria.’
    • ‘We also provide funding for scholarships and cover medical and dental check-ups and necessary operations.’
    • ‘If you are diagnosed as having an active infection, you will be advised to have regular blood tests and physical check-ups.’
    • ‘Make sure your clients get a medical check-up before starting any exercise program.’
    • ‘Minutes later the victim was driven at speed to a police station to be debriefed and have a medical check-up.’
    • ‘Your doctor may want to give your child a general medical check-up and get some blood tests.’
    • ‘The programme includes medical check-ups and yearly bonuses as rewards.’
    • ‘The parents will then be subject to check-ups by a specialised medical commission.’
    • ‘It is a good idea to take your child when you go for your own routine dental check-ups, even when they are too young to have teeth.’
    • ‘The American Dental Association recommends that you have regular dental check-ups.’
    • ‘Dentists can also inspect for oral cancers during routine dental check-ups.’
    • ‘She receives medication, has regular check-ups and attends weekly physiotherapy sessions.’
    • ‘Free and regular medical check-ups should be conducted in backward areas which are highly prone to these epidemics.’
    examination, inspection, assessment, evaluation, analysis, survey, scan, scrutinization, scrutiny, observation, exploration, probe, test, appraisal
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Pronunciation

check-up

/ˈtʃɛkʌp/