checkpoint

noun
ADJECTIVE
border
army, military, police, security
vehicle
VERB + CHECKPOINT
set up

The army has set up checkpoints on all the major roads in the area.

man

Guerrillas started firing on soldiers manning a checkpoint.

approach, pass
PREPOSITION
at a/the checkpoint

We were stopped at the checkpoint.

through a/the checkpoint

The police waved our car through the border checkpoint.


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