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English definition of “sleuth”


noun [C]     /sluːθ/ old-fashioned or humorous
someone whose job is to discover information about crimes and find out who is responsible for them → Synonym detectiveRelating to detection and solving crimes sleuthing     /ˈsluː.θɪŋ/ noun [U] informal A bit of sleuthing from our investigative reporter uncovered some interesting information on Mr Parkinson.Spying and espionage
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