Investigation

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Investigation Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
  • an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities; "there was a congressional probe into the scandal"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities; "there was a congressional probe into the scandal" ,
  • the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Investigation'


  • Investigation: Investigation or Investigations may refer to: ... Federal Bureau of Investigation , the primary investigative arm of the US Department of ...
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a governmental agency ... that serves as both a federal criminal investigative organization and an ...
  • Criminal investigation: Criminal Investigation is an applied science that involves the study of facts, ... A complete criminal investigation can include searching , ...
  • Fire investigation: Fire investigation, sometimes referred to as origin and cause investigation, is the analysis of fire-related incidents. an investigation ...

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'Investigation' example sentence in quotations


* You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job. - Richard Milhous Nixon

* Any doctrine that will not bear investigation is not a fit tenant for the mind of an honest man. - Robert G. Ingersoll

* Every investigation which is guided by principles of Nature fixes its ultimate aim entirely on gratifying the stomach. - Athenus


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