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investigative

adjective
 
 
/ɪnˈvestɪɡətɪv/ US   /ɪnˈvestɪɡeɪtɪv/ LAW
relating to the discovery of information about something, especially something that may be illegal: Allowing a trade association representative to have access to the investigative information would be problematic. The Attorney General announced an investigative inquiry into the organization. an investigative agency/body/committee
Translations of “investigative”
in Chinese (Traditional) 調查研究的, 偵查的…
in Russian занимающийся расследованием…
in Turkish araştırma/soruşturma/inceleme ile ilgili…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为揭开真相而调查/审查…
in Polish śledczy…
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