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investigation

Medtalk Evaluation of or research on a particular event or phenomenon. See Cluster investigation, Community health investigation, Contact investigation, the Exposure investigation, Kumar investigation, Preclinical investigation, Study, Trial, Urban investigation.
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I move, then, that, while Professor Summerlee be thanked for his interesting address, the whole matter shall be regarded as `non-proven,' and shall be referred back to a larger, and possibly more reliable Committee of Investigation.'
I have heard to-night similar, but even more offensive, sentiments from the person who has just sat down, and though it is a conscious effort of self-effacement to come down to that person's mental level, I will endeavor to do so, in order to allay any reasonable doubt which could possibly exist in the minds of anyone.' (Laughter and interruption.) `I need not remind this audience that, though Professor Summerlee, as the head of the Committee of Investigation, has been put up to speak to-night, still it is I who am the real prime mover in this business, and that it is mainly to me that any successful result must be ascribed.
"You are certain the investigation is necessary?" she said.
The investigation so carefully and so delicately conducted had failed to serve any useful purpose.
I equally flatter myself that a further and more critical investigation of the system will serve to recommend it still more to every sincere and disinterested advocate for good government and will leave no doubt with men of this character of the propriety and expediency of adopting it.
"My dear Adam, all you say is perfectly right, and, were we starting on such an investigation, we could not do better than follow your reasoning.
Acting on this idea, he took possession of the teeth, purposing to use them as a last means of inquiry when other attempts at investigation had been tried and had failed.
Besides the investigation into the manner in which the deceased had met his death, there were serious questions to be settled relating to the cause of the fire, to the abstraction of the keys, and to the presence of a stranger in the vestry at the time when the flames broke out.
He said that the officers shared their experiences and standard of investigations.
Since there was a huge difference between the figures submitted by the police and prosecution, the sessions judge asked the senior civil judge, SSP (investigations) and DPP to have a meeting twice a week and synchronise the variation of the pending reports under section 173 of the CrPC and submit a report in the next meeting.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says it has been decided that he or any Minister will not comment on the investigations being conducted on the Easter Sunday attacks.
FTI Consulting, Inc., announced that it has been recognized as a top 10 global investigations consultancy in Global Investigations Reviews GIR 100, an annual guide to the world's leading investigations firms.

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