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-gəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr iInves·tiga·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fact-finding, investigative, investigatoryadjective

    designed to find information or ascertain facts

    "a fact-finding committee"; "investigative reporting"


  1. investigativeadjective

    Of or pertaining to investigation; inquisitive; curious; searching.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Investigativeadjective

    given to investigation; inquisitive; curious; searching

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Investigative in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Investigative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Investigative in a Sentence

  1. Robert Thompson:

    These investigative stories may not appeal to you at all in the first place. I think there is nothing wrong with the many, many people who just don't like that, like some people don't like sitcoms, I think there's nothing inherently wrong with someone who doesn't like' Tiger King.'.

  2. Glyn Wright:

    The math standard focuses on investigative math, which has been shown to be a disaster, with the new math standard in the Common Core, there are no longer absolute truths. So 3 times 4 can now equal 11 so long as a student can effectively explain how they reached that answer.

  3. Barry Staubus:

    Based on whats happened tonight, theres a lot of work to be done: forensically and just old-fashioned investigative work.

  4. Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson:

    Based on a preponderance of evidence available to me and facts revealed by the investigative team, I have decided to terminate Officer Miller's employment with the Arlington police department for exercising poor judgment.

  5. House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff:

    While we will continue with our investigative work and do not foreclose the possibility of further depositions or hearings, we will not allow the President or others to drag this out for months on end in the courts.

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