investigations

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Investigation \In*ves'ti*ga"tion\, noun [L. investigatio: cf. F. investigation.] The act of investigating; the process of inquiring into or following up; research; study; inquiry, esp. patient or thorough inquiry or examination; as, the investigations of the philosopher and the mathematician; the investigations of the judge, the moralist.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

investigation

noun

1: an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities; "there was a congressional probe into the scandal" [syn: {probe}, {investigation}]

2: the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically [syn: {investigation}, {investigating}]


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