Definition of 'inspect'
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The training they will pass on involves tactics for boarding and inspecting suspect vessels. The Sun (2016)Have you closely inspected those shoes that they hand you in bowling alleys? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Last night the jet was being inspected to find the cause of the engine failure. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Officials were inspecting it amid safety fears. The Sun (2008)Then she crouched between his legs, and closely inspected his body. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)If they inspect restaurants, find out which ones have the best sanitation practices. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)At present, regulators visit manufacturers to inspect them. The Sun (2012)Walking up to the truck we inspected it carefully, and found no mines. Broken Lives (1993)Track officials will inspect at 2.30pm today. The Sun (2011)A veritable army is expected to troop in again to inspect the parade. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It only then remains for officials to inspect the facilities and confirm their acceptability, with rights of appeal if necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Officials will inspect tomorrow morning. The Sun (2015) Officials will inspect this afternoon. The Sun (2007)I stepped from the Land Cruiser to inspect more closely. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'inspect'
British English: inspect /ɪnˈspɛkt/ VERB
If you inspect something, you examine it or check it carefully.
The nurse inspected his wound.
- American English: inspect
- Arabic: يَفْحَصُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: inspecionar
- Chinese: 检查
- Croatian: pregledati
- Czech: zkontrolovat
- Danish: inspicere
- Dutch: inspecteren
- European Spanish: inspeccionar
- Finnish: tarkastaa
- French: inspecter
- German: inspizieren
- Greek: επιθεωρώ
- Italian: ispezionare
- Japanese: 検査する
- Korean: 조사하다
- Norwegian: inspisere
- Polish: sprawdzić
- European Portuguese: inspecionar
- Romanian: a inspecta
- Russian: проверять
- Spanish: inspeccionar
- Swedish: inspektera
- Thai: ตรวจสอบอย่างละเอียด
- Turkish: denetlemek teftiş
- Ukrainian: перевіряти
- Vietnamese: thanh tra
Definition of inspect from the Collins English Dictionary
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