1. to examine, study, or inquire into systematically; search or examine into the particulars of; examine in detail.
2. to search out and examine the particulars of in an attempt to learn the facts about something hidden, unique, or complex, especially in an attempt to find a motive, cause, or culprit: The police are investigating the murder. verb (used without object), investigated, investigating.
3. to make inquiry, examination, or inve
"types can be investigative in natures."
"custodies can be investigative."
"works can be investigative."
"powers can be investigative."
"reports can be investigative."
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