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scrutinize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscrutinizescru‧ti‧nize (also scrutinise British English) /ˈskruːtənaɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 EXAMINEto examine someone or something very carefully 🔊 He scrutinized the document. 🔊 She scrutinized his face.see thesaurus at examine→ See Verb table
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scrutinizeFor example, unlike the United States, mergers should be very closely scrutinized.There were predictable objections from departments which did not want to have their own policy advice scrutinized by outside experts.The coach's assistants stood along the field and scrutinized every move we made.The Tests themselves have been carefully scrutinized for balance and consistency to ensure they are reliable time and time again.We fussed over Janir, scrutinizing his every move and expression.But one thing is certain, they will be the most scrutinized players in franchise history.Detectives scrutinized the area, looking for clues.The Federal Trade Commission is scrutinizing the proposed merger of the two companies.This would carry with it a responsibility on their part to help devise the tests, or at least to scrutinize their content.One by one, they scrutinized them, inside and out, and compared the left and the right hands.
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Verb table
scrutinize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyscrutinize
he, she, itscrutinizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyscrutinized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave scrutinized
he, she, ithas scrutinized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad scrutinized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill scrutinize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have scrutinized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam scrutinizing
he, she, itis scrutinizing
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you, we, theyare scrutinizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas scrutinizing
you, we, theywere scrutinizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been scrutinizing
he, she, ithas been scrutinizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been scrutinizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be scrutinizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been scrutinizing
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