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inspection

noun [C/U]  /ɪnˈspek·ʃən/ us  
the act of looking at something carefully in order to discover information: [U] At first she suspected that the letter was a forgery, but on closer inspection (= looked at more carefully), it appeared to be genuine. An inspection is also a careful examination by an official to make certain that something is in good condition, or that rules are being obeyed: [C] He made an inspection of the elevators in the building.
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