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probe

noun [C]
 
 
/prəʊb/
the process of asking questions and examining facts in a situation, often in order to discover information that someone may be hiding: corruption/criminal/federal probe Alarm bells rang around the City after the investment bank revealed it had widened its accounting probes. a probe into sth The fund manager was arrested following a probe into alleged corruption.launch/conduct/open a probe The Swiss Banking Commission is conducting a probe into possible insider dealing.
Translations of “probe”
in Spanish sonda, investigación…
in French sonde, enquête…
in German die Sonde, die Untersuchung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 探索, 探查, 查究…
in Russian расследование, зонд…
in Turkish araştırma, soruşturma, tetkik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 探索, 探查, 查究…
in Polish dochodzenie, sonda…
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