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examine

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪɡˈzæmɪn/
to check or study something carefully, especially to prove an idea, learn new information, or discover possible problems: thoroughly/closely/carefully examine sth The company’s financial statements will then be thoroughly examined by an independent auditor.be examined by sb Before filing your tax return you may wish to have it examined by a certified tax specialist. →  See also cross-examine , re-examine
(Definition of examine from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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