noun per·scru·ta·tion \ˌpərˌskrüˈtāshən\

Definition of perscrutation



  1. :  a thorough examination :  careful investigation

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Origin and Etymology of perscrutation

French, from Middle French, from Latin perscrutation-, perscrutatio, from perscrutatus (past participle of perscrutari to examine thoroughly, from per- thoroughly + scrutari to search, examine) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at scrutiny

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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