tamper-proof


tamper-proof
tamper-proof ˈtamper-proof adjective
1. a package or container that is tamper-proof is made in a way that prevents people from opening it before it is sold; = TAMPER-RESISTANT
2. impossible to change or spoil:

• tamper-proof bar code labels

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tamper-proof UK US adjective (also tamper-resistant)
(also anti-tamper) made so that you are able to see if anything has been changed, opened, removed, or damaged: tamper-proof containers/locks/packaging »

Drug makers are encouraged to use tamper-proof packaging for their products.

impossible to change: »

Immigrant workers are obliged to carry tamper-proof ID cards.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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