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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theymark off
he/she/itmarks off
present participlemarking off
past tensemarked off
past participlemarked off
  1. 1
    to mark the limits of an area using a line, fence, rope etc
    mark something off with something: The crime scene was marked off with official police tape.
  2. 2
    to mark something with a word, letter, or symbol in order to show that you have dealt with it
    He marked off the names of all the suitable candidates.
  3. 3
    British same as mark out (sense 1)
See also main entry: mark


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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