Definition of 'background check'
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Many churches often have questions about background checks.Christianity Today (2000)
Training is rigorous, as are background checks.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
His group has 22 members, all subject to police background checks.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
British citizenship is handed out like sweets, with zero background checks on criminal records from an applicant's home country.The Sun (2014)
One example could be a problem resulting from the failure to carry out background checks on references, qualifications, criminal records or immigration status.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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