Spanish translation of 'investigation'
1. (= inquiry)
(by police, authorities, scientist) investigación f
the investigation into the causes of the accident la investigación sobre las causas del accidente
these allegations need further investigation estas acusaciones se tienen que investigar más a fondo
2. (= inspection, search)
[of place, site] inspección f
[of document] examen m
(Medicine) exploración f
doctors carried out a simple investigation under local anaesthetic los médicos realizaron una simple exploración utilizando anestesia local
3. (= in-depth study) estudio m (of, into de)
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Example Sentences Including 'investigation'
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But it's all about case life cycle and not all investigations need search operations.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
First, ensure a full investigation has taken place to prove the employee damaged the property by not following procedures.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Thus he was himself the subject of a postmortem examination and forensic investigation; an irony that would not have been lost on him.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I know first-hand the ramifications of allegations of this nature being placed into the public domain ahead of a formal process and investigation.The Sun (2012)
The TIU only carries out a full investigation if an initial probe shows suggestion of corrupt activity.The Sun (2016)
The inevitable police investigation subsequently discovered that the reason for all this mayhem was.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
At that stage the process of investigation and court can be explained.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
A Portuguese police investigation failed to find who had taken her and was shelved the following year.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
A Sun investigation has discovered there are thousands of American pit bull terriers on our streets.The Sun (2014)
A full investigation will give the police the information they need to target the criminals and criminal networks involved in this hideous crime.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
A preliminary inquiry is under way and if a full investigation begins he could face a Church court.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
After a police investigation and medical examination, the allegation was dismissed.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
An investigation discovered that the naval attaché had claimed to have stayed at other fictional hotels.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
As I discovered in my investigation over the past few years, there is hope for prediction.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Critics say that the criminal investigation raises searching questions about the trustworthiness of the French engineers behind the scheme.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Depending on his reply we will then decide on whether or not it is necessary to conduct a full investigation,' the spokesman said.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Sources close to the investigation said post-mortem examination results had shown that there were no suspicious circumstances, leading police to treat the deaths as suicide.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Studio officials mounted a full, heavy-handed investigation.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The chauffeur has been suspended pending a full investigation.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The scheme has been suspended while a full internal investigation is undertaken.The Sun (2011)
There will be a full party investigation pending the end of the legal process.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This of course limits the possibilities of the investigation process.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We have got to carry out a full investigation.The Sun (2010)
We will carry out a full investigation.The Sun (2011)
West Mercia Police began an investigation but a search of the property was delayed because the structure was deemed to be unsafe.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Whether he was heading here to see accomplices or simply fleeing we shall have to wait and see what the investigation discovers.The Sun (2016)
But the processes of investigation and justice will always dismay the innocent.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
This is a very common shorthand for referring to the complex and creative yet systematic processes of investigation used in the sciences.Christianity Today (2000)
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'investigation' in Other Languages
British English: investigation /ɪnˌvɛstɪˈɡeɪʃən/ NOUN
An investigation is a careful search or examination in order to discover facts, etc.
He faces an investigation for failing to pay taxes.
- American English: investigation
- Arabic: تَـحْقِيقٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: investigação
- Chinese: 侦查
- Croatian: istraga
- Czech: vyšetřování případu
- Danish: undersøgelse
- Dutch: onderzoek
- European Spanish: investigación
- Finnish: tutkimus rikos- ym.
- French: investigation
- German: Untersuchung
- Greek: διερεύνηση
- Italian: indagine
- Japanese: 調査
- Korean: 조사 조사
- Norwegian: utredelse
- Polish: dochodzenie
- European Portuguese: investigação
- Romanian: investigație
- Russian: расследование
- Spanish: investigación
- Swedish: undersökning
- Thai: การสืบสวน
- Turkish: soruşturma
- Ukrainian: розслідування
- Vietnamese: sự điều tra
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