check-in

check-in ˈcheck-in noun [singular] TRAVEL
1. also check-in desk a place where you go to show your ticket and give in your bags before you get ready to board the plane, train, boat etc:

• We got to the check-in with plenty of time to spare.

2. also check-in time the time when you have to arrive and show your ticket, before you get on a plane, train, boat etc:

• Check-in is at 4 o'clock.

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check-in UK US /ˈtʃekɪn/ noun TRANSPORT
[C] (also check-in desk) the place where you go when you arrive at an airport, port, etc., and where you show your ticket before you get on the plane, boat, etc.: »

A representative from the tour company will meet you at the check-in.

[U] the process of showing your ticket, etc. when you arrive at an airport , port, etc., or of giving your name when you arrive at a hotel: »

Check-in for this flight is at desks 30 - 35.

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Check-in at the hotel is usually from 4 p.m., but earlier check-in times can be arranged on request.

[U] INTERNET the process of using the internet to check in for a flight: »

Web check-in allows you to confirm flights, choose seats, and print your boarding pass.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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