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investigate

1. verb carry out an inquiry 2. verb research3. verb conduct academic research on sth4. verb make enquiries about sb 5. verb explore, try out6. verb find out if anything is amiss 1 verb carry out an inquiry TRANSITIVEfiosraigh verb  c m uiniúch verb  c m uimscrúdú a dhéanamh ar technical termto investigate allegations líomhaintí a fhiosrúthe case will be fully investigated déanfar an cás a fhiosrú go hiomlánthe incident is still being investigated táthar fós ag fiosrú na heachtra, táthar fós i mbun fiosrúcháin maidir leis an eachtrathey're investigating if he's allowed to stay in the country tá siad ag fiosrú an bhfuil cead aige fanacht sa tír 2 verb research TRANSITIVEfiosraigh verb  c m uiniúchadh a dhéanamh arhe's investigating what support is available tá sé ag fiosrú an méid tacaíochta atá ar fáilI haven't investigated if other venues are available níor fhiosraigh mé an bhfuil áiteanna eile ar fáil
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3 verb conduct academic research on sth TRANSITIVEimscrúdú a dhéanamh arfiosraigh verb  c m uthey're investigating energy conversion tá siad ag déanamh imscrúdú ar thiontú fuinnimh, tá siad ag déanamh taighde ar thiontú fuinnimhinvestigate the rate of migration déan imscrúdú ar an ráta imirce 4 verb make enquiries about sb TRANSITIVEfiosraigh verb  c m uthe Gardaí are investigating him tá na Gardaí i mbun fiosrúcháin faoi 5 verb explore, try out TRANSITIVEI'd like to investigate the city ba bhreá liom siúl thart ar an gcathair 6 verb find out if anything is amiss INTRANSITIVEan scéal a fhiosrúhe went outside to investigate chuaigh sé amach chun an scéal a fhiosrú

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