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noun [countable/uncountable] inspection pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈspekʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    an official process of checking that things are in the correct condition or that people are doing what they should
    We expect inspections of schools to take place every four or five years.
    All countries must allow international inspection of their nuclear weapons sites.
  2. 2
    an action of looking at something carefully, especially in order to check that it is satisfactory
    The documents are available for public inspection.
    The organization is responsible for the maintenance and inspection of offshore structures.

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