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Definition of scrutiny noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    scrutiny

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈskrutn̩i//
     
    [uncountable] (formal)
     
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  1. 1careful and thorough examination synonym inspection
  2. 2 Her argument doesn't really stand up to scrutiny. Foreign policy has come under close scrutiny recently. The documents should be available for public scrutiny. The situation is bound to come under the scrutiny of the public health authorities.
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