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probe

noun [C]
 
 
/prəʊb/
SEARCH a process in which someone tries to discover information about something by asking a lot of questions: an FBI probe into corruptionAnalysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating valueQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
TOOL a long, thin, metal tool used by doctors to examine parts of the bodyMedical and surgical equipment
Translations of “probe”
in Spanish sonda, investigación…
in French sonde, enquête…
in German die Sonde, die Untersuchung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 探索, 探查, 查究…
in Russian расследование, зонд…
in Turkish araştırma, soruşturma, tetkik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 探索, 探查, 查究…
in Polish dochodzenie, sonda…
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