checks and balances

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Noun[edit]

checks and balances pl (plural only)

  1. (politics) A system for multiple parties wherein each has some control over the actions of each of the others.
  2. (figuratively) Somebody or something that enforces a positive quality or qualities.

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Verb[edit]

checks and balances

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of check and balance