Meaning of “scrutiny” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “scrutiny” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"scrutiny" in American English

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scrutinynoun [ U ]

us /ˈskru·tən·i/

the careful and detailed examination of something:

Will the candidates stand up under all that scrutiny?

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

"scrutiny" in Business English

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scrutinynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈskruːtɪni/ us

the careful and detailed examination of something in order to get information about it:

be subjected to/come under scrutiny The figures are likely to come under close scrutiny.

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