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investigate

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investigate/ɪnˈvɛstəˌgeɪt/verb
investigatesinvestigatedinvestigating
investigate
/ɪnˈvɛstəˌgeɪt/
verb
investigatesinvestigatedinvestigating
Learner's definition of INVESTIGATE  
: to try to find out the facts about (something, such as a crime or an accident) in order to learn how it happened, who did it, etc.
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to try to get information about (someone who may have done something illegal)

— investigation

/ɪnˌvɛstəˈgeɪʃən/nounpluralinvestigations
[count]
[noncount]

— investigator

/ɪnˈvɛstəˌgeɪtɚ/noun,pluralinvestigators[count]
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