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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ves·ti·ga·tion n.  The act of investigating; the process of inquiring into or following up; research; study; inquiry, esp. patient or thorough inquiry or examination; as, the investigations of the philosopher and the mathematician; the investigations of the judge, the moralist.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities;
           "there was a congressional probe into the scandal" [syn:
      2: the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and
         systematically [syn: investigating]