Meaning of “scrutinize” in the English Dictionary

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"scrutinize" in American English

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scrutinizeverb [ T ]

us /ˈskru·tənˌɑɪz/

to examine someone or something very carefully:

All new products are scrutinized by the laboratory.

(Definition of “scrutinize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"scrutinize" in Business English

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scrutinizeverb [ T ]

UK also scrutinise uk /ˈskruːtɪnaɪz/ us

to examine something very carefully in order to discover information:

The data raises questions about how closely Wall Street banks scrutinized the loans.

(Definition of “scrutinize” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)