Translation: from spanish

under investigation

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  • Therapies under investigation for multiple sclerosis — Scientists continue their efforts to create new and better therapies for multiple sclerosis. There are a number of treatments under investigation that may improve function, curtail attacks, or limit the progression of the underlying disease. Many …   Wikipedia

  • investigation — n. 1) to carry out, conduct, make; launch an investigation 2) a cursory, perfunctory; impartial; painstaking, thorough investigation 3) a criminal; police investigation 4) an investigation into, of (to launch an investigation into charges of… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • investigation — A formal SFA examination into the activities of a firm or registered person. Firms or individuals involved are served with a written Notice of Investigation . Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary * * * investigate in‧ves‧ti‧gate… …   Financial and business terms

  • investigation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ careful, close, detailed ▪ extensive ▪ The authorities conducted an extensive investigation into his tax affairs. ▪ full, in depth …   Collocations dictionary

  • investigation — in|ves|ti|ga|tion W2 [ınˌvestıˈgeıʃən] n 1.) an official attempt to find out the truth about or the causes of something such as a crime, accident, or scientific problem ▪ The investigation continued for nearly three years. investigation into ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • investigation */*/*/ — UK [ɪnˌvestɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms investigation : singular investigation plural investigations the process of trying to find out all the details or facts about something in order to discover who or what caused it …   English dictionary

  • investigation — in|ves|ti|ga|tion [ ın,vestı geıʃn ] noun count or uncount *** the process of trying to find out all the details or facts about something in order to learn who or what caused it or how it happened: There were no new suspects in the murder, but… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • under — un|der [ ʌndər ] function word *** Under can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or number): There are piles of books under my desk. The total cost of the project is just under $3 million. The technology has been… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • under — [[t]ʌ̱ndə(r)[/t]] ♦ (In addition to the uses shown below, under is also used in phrasal verbs such as go under and knuckle under .) 1) PREP If a person or thing is under something, they are at a lower level than that thing, and may be covered or… …   English dictionary

  • under */*/*/ — UK [ˈʌndə(r)] / US [ˈʌndər] adverb, preposition Summary: Under can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or number): There are piles of books under my desk. ♦ The total cost of the project is just under £2.2 million …   English dictionary

  • investigation*/*/*/ — [ɪnˌvestɪˈgeɪʃ(ə)n] noun [C/U] the process of trying to find out all the facts about something in order to discover who or what caused it or how it happened The murder investigation is continuing.[/ex] She is still under investigation (= being… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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