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English definition of “probe”

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
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