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noun [countable] tick pronunciation in British English /tɪk/
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singulartick
pluralticks
  1. 1
    British the symbolthat you write next to an answer to show that it is correct, or next to something on a list to show that it has been done
    Put a tick in the box next to your answer.
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  2. 2
    [usually singular] the sound that some clocks and watches make every second
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    1. a.
      informal a very short time
  3. 3
    an insect that sucks your blood
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