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investigative

adjective  us   /ɪnˈves·tɪˌɡeɪ·t̬ɪv/
intended to examine something carefully, esp. to discover the truth about it: an investigative panel He's one of the paper's strongest investigative reporters (= someone whose job is gathering facts to be published).
Translations of “investigative”
in Chinese (Traditional) 調查研究的, 偵查的…
in Russian занимающийся расследованием…
in Turkish araştırma/soruşturma/inceleme ile ilgili…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为揭开真相而调查/审查…
in Polish śledczy…
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