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
Peter Strzok's manifest bias trending toward animus casts a pall on this investigation…His bias impacted his decision making and he assigned to himself the role of stopping the Trump campaign or ending a Trump Presidency, this is not the FBI I know.
Moreover, the vendor has launched a formal investigation of the matter using a third-party forensic firm.
It is still early in this investigation, and I ask everyone to give the detectives time to do their important work before drawing conclusions about what took place, if anyone can provide information about this case, I ask them to please reach out to our detectives. This violence is completely unacceptable and we are working diligently to find and apprehend the individual or individuals responsible.
Just hours after receiving information about these jewelry making kits, CPSC staff opened an investigation into the safety of these products, cPSC's investigation will be thorough and swift, and we will certainly take all warranted steps to protect the public.
Unfortunately we have reached the stage where if you write the 'p' of president, an investigation and court case is opened against you.
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- investigacióCatalan, Valencian
- διερεύνηση, έρευναGreek
- selvitys, tutkimusFinnish
- investigasi, penyelidikanIndonesian
- etterforsking, etterforskningNorwegian
- etterforskingNorwegian Nynorsk
- исследование, следствие, расследованиеRussian
- inceleme, soruşturma, tahkikatTurkish
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