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English definition of “inspect”

inspect

verb [T]     /ɪnˈspekt/
C1 to look at something or someone carefully in order to discover information, especially about their quality or condition: After the crash both drivers got out and inspected their cars for damage. She held the bank note up to the light and inspected it carefully.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value to officially visit a place or a group of people in order to check that everything is correct and legal: An official from the Department of Health will be inspecting the restaurant this afternoon. The King inspected the troops.Testing, checking and experimenting
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