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Relating to analysing or examination

analytical

adjective

using a method of separating things into their parts in order to examine and understand them

searching

adjective

intending to find out the truth about someone or something in a determined way

probing

adjective

trying to find out the truth about something

fact-finding

adjective

done in order to find out information for a government or organization

microscopic

adjective

a microscopic examination is done by looking at the details of something extremely carefully

diagnostics

noun

the practice of using diagnostic methods

searcher

noun

someone who is searching for information, knowledge etc

diagnostics

noun

the results of a diagnostic test on a machine

under the microscope

if someone or something is under the microscope, people are examining them very carefully

for future reference

so that you can find some information in the future

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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