English version

body search

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Police
body searchˈbody search noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SCPTTa thorough search for drugs, weapons etc that might be hidden on someone’s body 🔊 Everyone entering the building had a body search.body-search verb [transitive]
Examples from the Corpus
body searchA bullet-proof glass screen sealed the public gallery and everyone entering the building was subjected to a body search.The reporter was subjected to a body search by presidential guards.If I were a store detective, I'd never have let me out of there without a body search.
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