checkpoint

checkpoint
noun
1. (general) 
The traffickers used to bribe an official at the border checkpoint.Los traficantes sobornaban a un oficial del control fronterizo.
The police had set up a checkpoint on the road.La policía había instalado un puesto de control en la carretera.
They asked for our passports at the checkpoint.Nos pidieron los pasaportes en el punto de control.
d. la alcabala (F) (Colombia) (Venezuela) 
The police officers opened fire on a car that accelerated as it went through the checkpoint.Los policías abrieron fuego contra un carro que aceleró al pasar por la alcabala.
checkpoint
Noun
1. (general) 
a. el control (M) 
checkpoint [ˈtʃekpɔɪnt]
noun
(punto (m) de) control (m); retén (m); (LAm)
Phrases with "checkpoint"
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security checkpoint
el control de seguridad
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