Definition of investigation in English:


Line breaks: in|ves¦ti|ga¦tion
Pronunciation: /ɪnˌvɛstɪˈgeɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]



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  • I'm able to do it for increasing periods of time, although, because it's an FDA experimental procedure, investigational procedure, it's not yet authorized for the general public.
  • We also assessed the patients' experience of the two investigational procedures on an integer scale of 0 to 6, with 0 indicating no recollection, 1 no discomfort, and 6 severe distress.
  • There are latest incidences wherein the patients were given wrong investigational product without the knowledge of patients and these were known only during auditing or regulatory authority's inspection.


late Middle English: from Latin investigatio(n-), from the verb investigare (see investigate).

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