tamper-evident


tamper-evident
tamper-evident ˈtamper-ˌevident adjective
a package or container that is tamper-evident is made so that you can see if someone has opened it before it is sold in the shops

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tamper-evident UK US adjective UK
made so that you are able to see if anything has been changed, opened, removed, or damaged: tamper-evident lids/seals/packaging »

Companies are demanding tamper-evident seals on truck trailers, which show whether someone has been inside the trailer since it left the factory.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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