scrutinise
British variant of scrutinize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scrutinise — British English spelling of SCRUTINIZE (Cf. scrutinize) (q.v.); for suffix, see IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Scrutinised; scrutinising …   Etymology dictionary

  • scrutinise — (Brit.) v. examine, investigate, check closely, inspect (also scrutinize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scrutinise — verb a) To examine something with great care. Because his opinions are all over the place, they find it easy to scrutinise them and lay them out; b) To audit accounts etc in order to verify them …   Wiktionary

  • scrutinise — v. to scrutinise closely, thoroughly …   Combinatory dictionary

  • scrutinise — scru·ti·nise …   English syllables

  • scrutinise — UK [ˈskruːtɪnaɪz] / US [ˈskrut(ə)nˌaɪz] scrutinize …   English dictionary

  • scrutinise — /ˈskrutənaɪz / (say skroohtuhnuyz) verb (t) (scrutinised, scrutinising) to examine closely or critically. Also, scrutinize. –scrutiniser, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • scrutinise — verb 1. to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror • Syn: ↑size up, ↑take stock, ↑scrutinize • Derivationally related forms: ↑scrutiniser, ↑scrutiny, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrutinised — scrutinise (Brit.) v. examine, investigate, check closely, inspect (also scrutinize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scrutinises — scrutinise (Brit.) v. examine, investigate, check closely, inspect (also scrutinize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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