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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A formal or official examination; A critical examination or careful viewing.

Usage examples (38)
  • Many documents are open to public inspection.
  • We had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator
  • It must be highlighted that the use to this kind of inspection is frequent in the UK and the success rate is of 100%.
  • They are doing their inspection from the zero level of the pad. for more
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