Definitions for investigation
ɪnˌvɛs tɪˈgeɪ ʃənin·ves·ti·ga·tion
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word investigation.
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: investigation, Fr. investigatio, Latin.
Not only the investigation of truth, but the communication of it also, is often practised in such a method as neither agrees precisely to synthetick or analytick. Isaac Watts.
Progressive truth, the patient force of thought
Investigation calm, whose silent powers
Command the world. James Thomson, Summer.
Your travels I hear much of: my own shall never more be in a strange land, but a diligent investigation of my own territories: I mean no more translations, but something domestick, fit for my own country. Alexander Pope, to Swift.
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 Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1968
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Rank popularity for the word 'investigation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4663
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
There is nothing of my business activities to investigate. There is no FBI investigation and NBC even admitted that there is no [c]riminal investigation.
As part of our investigation, we determined with certainty that the underlying data collected via the app was sound. While the app was recording data accurately, it was reporting out only partial data. We have determined that this was due to a coding issue in the reporting system. This issue was identified and fixed. The application's reporting issue did not impact the ability of precinct chairs to report data accurately, while our plan is to release results as soon as possible today, our ultimate goal is to ensure that the integrity and accuracy of the process continues to be upheld.
Shokin was fired not because he wanted to do that investigation, but quite to the contrary, because he failed that investigation.
One thing is clear, this will be a drawn-out trial and witnesses must feel safe and protected, these are just some traffickers. There needs to be a follow-up investigation of others.
We will work closely with the inspectorate to conduct a thorough investigation to determine how this incident occurred.
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- investigacióCatalan, Valencian
- διερεύνηση, έρευναGreek
- tutkimus, selvitysFinnish
- penyelidikan, investigasiIndonesian
- etterforsking, etterforskningNorwegian
- etterforskingNorwegian Nynorsk
- расследование, следствие, исследованиеRussian
- tahkikat, soruşturma, incelemeTurkish
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