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EtymologyEdit

Attested in the mid‐16th century; from Latin investigator, from investigare.

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investigator (plural investigators)

  1. One who investigates.

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NounEdit

investīgātor m (genitive investīgātōris); third declension

  1. investigator, researcher
    • 2018, Tuomo Pekkanen, Nova formicae species [1], Nuntii Latini 27.4.2018:
      Grex investigatorum in Borneo novam formicae speciem invenit, quae se explodendo communitatem suam defendit.
      A group of researchers in Borneo has found a new species of ant which defends its nest by exploding.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative investīgātor investīgātōrēs
Genitive investīgātōris investīgātōrum
Dative investīgātōrī investīgātōribus
Accusative investīgātōrem investīgātōrēs
Ablative investīgātōre investīgātōribus
Vocative investīgātor investīgātōrēs

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investīgātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of investīgō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of investīgō

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investigator m (plural investigatori)

  1. investigator

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