investigation


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Synonyms for investigation

the act or an instance of exploring or investigating

a seeking of knowledge, data, or the truth about something

a close or systematic study

Synonyms for investigation

an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities

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"You are certain the investigation is necessary?" she said.
The investigation so carefully and so delicately conducted had failed to serve any useful purpose.
The investigations at Gleninch and elsewhere, beginning on the twenty-sixth of October, were not completed until the twenty-eighth.
I have heard to-night similar, but even more offensive, sentiments from the person who has just sat down, and though it is a conscious effort of self-effacement to come down to that person's mental level, I will endeavor to do so, in order to allay any reasonable doubt which could possibly exist in the minds of anyone.' (Laughter and interruption.) `I need not remind this audience that, though Professor Summerlee, as the head of the Committee of Investigation, has been put up to speak to-night, still it is I who am the real prime mover in this business, and that it is mainly to me that any successful result must be ascribed.
It was not for him to anticipate what Professor Summerlee, who was the spokesman of the committee, had to say to them, but it was common rumor that their expedition had been crowned by extraordinary success.' (Applause.) `Apparently the age of romance was not dead, and there was common ground upon which the wildest imaginings of the novelist could meet the actual scientific investigations of the searcher for truth.
"I am in charge, sir," he said, "of the investigations concerning the murder of Mr.
If I find that my investigations lead me in the direction which at present seems probable, it is no ordinary person whom I shall have to arrest when the time comes.
If my long practice in cultivating the field of human sympathy had not accustomed me to private investigations into the affairs of other people, I might have found some of these queries rather difficult to deal with in the course of a week.
Now, I consider that the phrenologists have omitted an important thing in not pushing their investigations from the cerebellum through the spinal canal.
Hence, after fruitless attempts to suppress such investigations indirectly by making them liable to a heavy tax, the Legislature, in comparatively recent times, absolutely prohibited them.
But I found it difficult to get to work upon my abstract investigations.
However, both E and G are now under investigation by Federal prosectors and face possible indictment.
However, the commissioner said such technical assistance "routinely" is provided by regulators to both state and federal investigations, adding that details of any specific investigation of insurers' activity are "treated as confidential"
This matter was investigated by agents from the General Services Administration's Office of Inspector General, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, the Department of the Air Force's Office of Special Investigations, the Department of the Army's Criminal Investigation Command, the U.S.
Secondly, the NCIA board lacks necessary investigation policies and procedures, including time frames for each step in the investigation process.
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