open investigation

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of open investigation

: a case that is still being investigated (as by the police)
  • We can't talk about the case. It's still an open investigation.

Word by Word Definitions

open play
  1. : having no enclosing or confining barrier : accessible on all or nearly all sides

  2. : being in a position or adjustment to permit passage : not shut or locked

  3. : having a barrier (such as a door) so adjusted as to allow passage

  1. : to move (something, such as a door) from a closed position

  2. : to make available for entry or passage by turning back (something, such as a barrier) or removing (something, such as a cover or an obstruction)

  3. : to make available for or active in a regular function

  1. : opening

  2. : open and unobstructed space: such as

  3. : open air

investigate play investigation
  1. : to observe or study by close examination and systematic inquiry

  2. : to make a systematic examination


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