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English definition of “inspect”


verb [T]     /ɪnˈspekt/
to look at something carefully in order to check its quality or condition : Inspect the goods carefully before you accept delivery of them.inspect (sth) for sth There is a process to force gas companies to inspect for leaks more frequently .
HR, WORKPLACE to officially visit a building or organization in order to check that everything is correct and legal : They did a two-day, on-site survey to inspect the facility . The premises are inspected twice a year by the Trading Standards Officer .
(Definition of inspect verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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