an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
"there was a congressional probe into the scandal"
the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
The act of investigating; the process of inquiring into or following up; research; study; inquiry, especially patient or thorough inquiry or examination; as, the investigations of the philosopher and the mathematician; the investigations of the judge, the moralist.
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
Etymology: [L. investigatio: cf. F. investigation.]
Investigation is a 2006 Bulgarian film directed by Iglika Triffonova.
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Rank popularity for the word 'investigation' in Nouns Frequency: #687
The numerical value of investigation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of investigation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
It is only fair and just that the companies that have extracted and profited the most from fossil fuels account for the resulting harm and take measures to prevent more harm, to protect the rights of people in the context of climate change, yes, it's going to be a difficult investigation, a very complicated investigation. But the petitioners believe it is not impossible.
Their description of the attack keeps changing - from collateral damage, to a tragic incident, to now attempting to pass responsibility to the Afghanistan government, with such constant discrepancies in the U.S. and Afghan accounts of what happened, the need for a full transparent independent investigation is ever more critical.
This continues to be an on-going investigation.
The DAO Special Investigation Unit responded to todays fatal shooting of a civilian by police shortly after it occurred, and has been on scene with other DAO personnel since that time investigating, as we do jointly with the PPD Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation Unit, in shootings and fatalities by other means involving police.
I'm saying that they deserve an investigation, and that this shouldn't be a witch hunt. You don't know what the facts are. No one does, none of you know what the facts are.
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- investigacióCatalan, Valencian
- έρευνα, διερεύνησηGreek
- tutkimus, selvitysFinnish
- penyelidikan, investigasiIndonesian
- etterforskning, etterforskingNorwegian
- etterforskingNorwegian Nynorsk
- расследование, следствие, исследованиеRussian
- tahkikat, soruşturma, incelemeTurkish
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