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reinvestigate Line breaks: re|investi¦gate
Pronunciation: /riɪnˈvɛstɪɡeɪt/

Definition of reinvestigate in English:


[with object]
Investigate (a matter) again: detectives made the decision to reinvestigate the case
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  • Somehow I had to find time to reinvestigate the scientific evidence for evolution.
  • Kim promised in the May summit to reinvestigate the whereabouts of the 10 missing Japanese.
  • A special cold case squad will reinvestigate some of the infamous Atlanta child murders.




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