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inspection Line breaks: in|spec¦tion
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈspɛkʃn/

Definition of inspection in English:


[mass noun]
Careful examination or scrutiny: on closer inspection it looked like a fossil please have your tickets ready for inspection [count noun]: we carry out regular safety inspections
More example sentences
  • Usually, a purchaser should rely upon his own inspection and his surveyor's report.
  • That explains why Reed started his own company specializing in pipeline inspections.
  • Such inspections are conducted only on the basis of complaints and to verify discrepancies.

Words that rhyme with inspection

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