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English definition of “probe”

probe

verb [I or T]
 
 
/prəʊb/
to try to discover information about a situation by asking questions and examining facts: probe into sth High-end investors began to probe into the fund's performance and demanded better returns. He says the problems prompted him as a journalist to probe deeper, even after the issues disappeared from the media.
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