investigator

  • 1 Investigator — may refer to:*Clinical investigator, an investigator involved in a clinical trial *Detective, a person who investigates crimes, can be a rank and job in a police department, state or federal employee, or a civilian called a private detective… …

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  • 2 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 …

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  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 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)) …

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  • 5 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 …

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

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

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  • 8 investigator — is spelt or, not er …

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  • 9 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*,… …

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  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 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… …

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  • 12 investigator — n. a government; private investigator * * * [ɪn vestɪgeɪtə] private investigator a government …

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  • 13 investigator — in|ves|ti|ga|tor [ ın vestı,geıtər ] noun count * someone whose job is to officially find out the facts about something, especially a crime or an accident: Police set up diversions as accident investigators examined the scene of the crash.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 investigator — Researcher Re*search er ( [ e]r), n. One who conducts research. In the field of scientific research, also called an {investigator} or {scientist}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Investigator — In|ves|ti|ga|tor, der; s, ...oren [lat. investigator] (selten): jmd., der Nachforschungen anstellt: ein tüchtiger Mann, gewiss, ein begabter Organisator, ein raffinierter I. (Kirst, 08/15, 672) …

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  • 16 investigator — noun Investigator is used after these nouns: ↑arson, ↑police …

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  • 17 investigator — Synonyms and related words: Bow Street runner, FBI, FBI agent, Federal, G man, Secret Service, Sherlock, Sherlock Holmes, T man, detective, dick, examinant, examiner, eye, fed, gumshoe, hawkshaw, hotel detective, house detective, house dick,… …

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  • 18 investigator — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. inquirer, researcher, detective, tester, inspector, reviewer, analyst, auditor, reviewing board member, prosecutor; see also examiner . Investigators include: sleuth, detective, spy, counterspy, plainclothesman, police… …

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  • 19 investigator — in|ves|ti|ga|tor [ınˈvestıgeıtə US ər] n someone who investigates things, especially crimes ▪ police investigators →↑private investigator …

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  • 20 Investigator — In|ves|ti|ga|tor der; s, ...oren <aus lat. investigator »Aufspürer«> jmd., der investigiert …

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