Meaning of “inspection” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] us uk /ɪnˈspekʃən/

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.

careful examination of something by looking at it:

On closer inspection (= when looked at more carefully), the painting was discovered to be a fake.

(Definition of “inspection” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)