Definition Of investigation


the action of investigating something or someone; formal or systematic examination or research.

he is under investigation for receiving illicit funds

Example Of investigation

  • A faculty member at the university who initiated the study is now under investigation .

  • A further three people are now under investigation for a series of alleged offences.

  • a government investigation is underway

  • a murder investigation

  • A spokesman for the bus company said the incident was still under investigation .

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