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investigatornoun [C]

uk   /ɪnˈves.tɪ.ɡeɪ.t̬ɚ/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
B2 a ​person whose ​job is to ​examine a ​crime, ​problem, ​statement, etc. in ​order to ​discover the ​truth: Investigators have ​studied the ​possibleeffects of ​contamination. a ​private investigator

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(Definition of investigator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “investigator”
in Arabic مُحَقّق…
in Korean 수사관…
in Portuguese investigador, -ora…
in Catalan investigador, -a…
in Japanese 取調官…
in Chinese (Simplified) 调查人员…
in Turkish müfettiş, dedektif…
in Russian следователь, исследователь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 調查人員…
in Italian investigatore, -trice…
in Polish prowadząc-y/a dochodzenie…
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