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sleuth

noun [C] uk   /sluːθ/ old-fashioned or humorous us  
someone whose job is to discover information about crimes and find out who is responsible for them
Synonym
sleuthing
noun [U] uk   /ˈsluː.θɪŋ/ informal us  
A bit of sleuthing from our investigative reporter uncovered some interesting information on Mr Parkinson.
Translations of “sleuth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 偵探…
in Russian сыщик, детектив…
in Turkish dedektif, hafiye…
in Chinese (Simplified) 侦探…
in Polish detektyw…
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