scrutiny - definition and synonyms

 
noun [uncountable] 

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/ˈskruːtɪni/
  1. careful examination of someone or something
    under scrutiny:

    The diet industry comes under scrutiny in tonight’s programme.

    close scrutiny:

    Council services are subject to close scrutiny to ensure their efficiency.

    public/parliamentary/judicial scrutiny:

    The company’s accounts are mainly hidden from public scrutiny.