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English definition of “inspect”

inspect

verb [T]    /ɪnˈspekt/
to look at something or someone carefully in order to discover information , esp . about quality or condition : After the accident both drivers got out and inspected their cars for damage . If an official person inspects a thing, place , or a group of people , the official looks carefully in order to make certain the thing, place , or group is in good condition and that rules are being obeyed : Someone from the Health Department will inspect the restaurant this afternoon .
(Definition of inspect verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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