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English definition of “investigate”

investigate

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ɪnˈvestɪɡeɪt/
B2 to try to discover all the facts about something, especially a crime or accident: He has been questioned by detectives investigating Jenkins' murder.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating valueQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
(Definition of investigate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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