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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.
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