reinvestigation

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

reinvestigate +‎ -ion

NounEdit

reinvestigation (plural reinvestigations)

  1. An act or process of reinvestigating: a repeat of an earlier investigation
    • 2008 June 23, Benjamin Weiser, “Doubting Case, a Prosecutor Helped the Defense”, New York Times:
      In 2002, in spectacular fashion, his office recommended dismissing the convictions of five men in the attack on a jogger in Central Park, after its reinvestigation showed that another man had acted alone.

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Last modified on 14 March 2009, at 14:36