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British English: /prəʊb/
American English: /proʊb/

Translation of probe in French:


  • 1 (investigation)
    enquête (f) (into sur)
    death/drugs probe
    enquête (f) sur la mort/la drogue

transitive verb

  • 1 (investigate)
    enquêter sur (affair, causes, mystery, scandal)
  • 2 (Dentistry)
    examiner [quelque chose] avec une sonde (tooth)
  • 3 (Medicine, Technology)
    sonder (ground, wound) (with avec)
    tâter (swelling)
  • 5 (explore)
    explorer [quelque chose] avec soin (hole, surface)
    fouiller (darkness)
    ‘do you still love her?’ he probed
    ‘tu l'aimes toujours?’ s'enquit-il

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

probe into

probe into [something]
enquêter sur (suspicious activity)
sonder (mind)
scruter (thoughts)
Definition of probe in:
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