Investigator
Investigator In*ves"ti*ga`tor, n. [L.: cf. F. investigateur.] One who searches diligently into a subject. [1913 Webster]

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  • investigator — INVESTIGATÓR, OÁRE, investigatori, oare, adj. Care face investigaţii, care cercetează. – Din fr. investigateur, lat. investigator. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  investigatór adj. m., pl. investigatóri; f …   Dicționar Român

  • investigator — [in ves′tə gāt΄ər] n. a person who gathers confidential information and conducts an investigation for an individual or company; private detective: also private investigator * * * in·ves·ti·ga·tor (ĭn vĕsʹtĭ gā tər) n. One, especially a detective …   Universalium

  • investigator — 1550s, a native agent noun formation from investigate, or else from L. investigator he that searches into, agent noun from pp. stem of investigare (see INVESTIGATION (Cf. investigation)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • investigator — [in ves′tə gāt΄ər] n. a person who gathers confidential information and conducts an investigation for an individual or company; private detective: also private investigator …   English World dictionary

  • investigator — index detective, spy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • investigator — is spelt or, not er …   Modern English usage

  • investigator — [n] person who checks thoroughly agent, analyst, attorney, auditor, detective, examiner, gumshoe*, hound*, inquirer, inspector, plainclothes officer, police, private detective, private eye, prosecutor, researcher, reviewer, Sherlock Holmes*,… …   New thesaurus

  • investigator — investigate in‧ves‧ti‧gate [ɪnˈvestgeɪt] verb [intransitive, transitive] to try to discover the truth about a crime, accident etc: • The fraud office is investigating allegations of insider trading by a former employee of the firm. investigation …   Financial and business terms

  • investigator */ — UK [ɪnˈvestɪˌɡeɪtə(r)] / US [ɪnˈvestɪˌɡeɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms investigator : singular investigator plural investigators someone whose job is to officially find out the facts about something, especially a crime or an accident Police… …   English dictionary

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