Definition of investigator in English:

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investigator

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈvɛstɪɡeɪtə/

noun

A person who carries out a formal inquiry or investigation: accident investigators are at the crash site investigators found no signs of forced entry
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  • The Revenue investigators act more like private detectives than civil servants.
  • The Italian and Spanish operations gave British investigators many new leads.
  • Private investigators have traditionally been perceived as shadowy and devious.
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