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strip search in Crime & law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrip searchˈstrip search noun [countable]  SCTAKE OFF CLOTHESa process in which you have to remove your clothes so that your body can be checked, usually for hidden drugsstrip search verb [transitive]
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strip searchEvery date would include a meal, a movie and a strip search.In animals the sperm is given a sort of strip search as it enters the egg to remove all the organelles.I found having it taken away worse than the strip search.The strip search seemed fairly pointless, in as much as they didn't go through my pockets.They would strip search us and take our fingerprints.