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English definition of “investigate”
/ɪnˈves·tɪˌgeɪt/ v [I/T]
› to examine something carefully, esp. to discover the truth about it: [I] There was a suspicious man near the playground, and we asked the police to investigate. [T] The school created an independent review board to investigate charges of misconduct. investigator
/ɪnˈves·tɪˌgeɪ·t̬ər/ n [C] › She hired a private investigator to check into her husband’s activities.