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inspect

verb [T]  us   /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.
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