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English definition of “inspection”

inspection

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ɪnˈspekʃən/
OFFICIAL an official visit to a building or organization to check that everything is correct and legal: Fire officers carried out an inspection of the building.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
EXAMINATION careful examination of something by looking at it: On closer inspection (= when looked at more carefully), the painting was discovered to be a fake.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
(Definition of inspection from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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