investigatory investigatory  /ɪn ˈvɛ stə ɡə ˌtɔ ri/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) designed to find information or ascertain facts

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A white paper issued in February will be the subject of an investigatory Senate conference next week.
  2. In 1882 a trio of scholars formed the first serious investigatory body, the British Society for Psychical Research.
  3. A white paper issued in February will be the subject of an investigatory Senate conference next week.

News

  1. Cuomo: Commission to probe campaign fundraising

    Cuomo: Commission to probe campaign fundraising Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 10:33 pm, Wednesday, June 19, 2013 With no agreement on any bill to address public corruption, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he'll convene an investigatory commission under the Moreland Act to examine campaign ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

  2. Ethics Commission Calls Hearing On Complaints Against Clark County School District Officials

    Clark County School District officials are in hot water with the state over questionable actions taken to pass a property tax increase in the November election and the veracity of one incumbent board member's campaign finance filings. A state investigatory
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  3. Businesses busted for selling booze to minors

    Four Middletown businesses were cited for selling alcoholic beverages to persons younger than 21 on Friday night during an investigation in the city. Officers of the Special Operations Unit of the Middletown Division of Police, in conjunction with the Middletown Safety Council and Ohio Investigatory Unit, checked 16 businesses and four of them sold to underage, undercover operative, said Lt. Jim ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Today's Pulse

Quotes

  1. "By conducting a tour of an accident scene before proper investigatory protocols have been complete, MSHA continues to undermine the integrity of the data collected from UBB," she said. "Once evidence in key sections of the mine has been...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Don Blankenship Source: WVNS

  2. "As the district attorney concluded, the extensive investigatory record shows that you contributed to the irresponsible consumption of alcohol by purchasing [or facilitating the purchase of] alcoholic beverages for underage college students, at...
    on Apr 22, 2010 By: Roger Goodell Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  3. "Arbitrators have been reluctant to allow compelled, potentially self-incriminating testimony," Selig said. "The investigatory authority of Major League Baseball, therefore, is particularly limited when the allegations relate to conduct that...
    on May 29, 2007 By: Bud Selig Source: USA Today

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