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inspect

[in-spekt] /ɪnˈspɛkt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to look carefully at or over; view closely and critically:
to inspect every part of the motor.
2.
to view or examine formally or officially:
The general inspected the troops.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin inspectus, past participle of inspicere to look into, inspect. See in-2, species
Related forms
inspectable, adjective
inspectability, noun
inspectingly, adverb
preinspect, verb (used with object)
quasi-inspected, adjective
reinspect, verb (used with object)
self-inspected, adjective
uninspected, adjective
well-inspected, adjective
Synonyms
1. examine, scrutinize, investigate, study.
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British Dictionary definitions for quasi inspected

inspect

/ɪnˈspɛkt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to examine closely, esp for faults or errors
2.
to scrutinize officially (a document, military personnel on ceremonial parade, etc)
Derived Forms
inspectable, adjective
inspectingly, adverb
inspection, noun
inspectional, adjective
inspective, adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin inspicere, from specere to look
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Word Origin and History for quasi inspected

inspect

v.

1620s, from Latin inspectus, past participle of inspicere "to look into" (see inspection). Related: Inspected; inspecting.

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