scrutinize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"scrutinize" in British English

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scrutinizeverb [T]

(UK usually scrutinise) uk   /ˈskruː.tɪ.naɪz/  us   /-t̬ən.aɪz/
to ​examine something very ​carefully in ​order to ​discoverinformation: He scrutinized the men's ​facescarefully/​closely, ​trying to ​work out who was ​lying.
(Definition of scrutinize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"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   us   /ˈskruːtɪnaɪz/
to ​examine something very carefully in ​order to discover ​information: The ​dataraisesquestions about how closely Wall Street ​banks scrutinized the ​loans.
(Definition of scrutinize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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