fact-finding


fact-finding
adjective
designed to find information or ascertain facts
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a fact-finding committee

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investigative reporting

Similar to: ↑inquiring
Derivationally related forms: ↑investigate (for: ↑investigatory), ↑investigate (for: ↑investigative)

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adj, always used before a noun
: done or created in order to learn the facts that relate to a particular situation or event

a fact-finding mission

a fact-finding panel

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ˈfact-finding [fact-finding] adjective only before noun
done in order to find out information about a country, an organization, a situation, etc

a

fact-finding mission/visit

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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