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noun [countable]     tick pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    British the symbol ✓ that 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.

  2. 2
    [usually singular]Sound effect the sound that some clocks and watches make every second
    1. a.
      informal a very short time
  3. 3
    an insect that sucks your blood



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