feminine noun
1. (research) 
a. inquiry 
Las pesquisas dieron sus frutos y al fin encontraron su hija desaparecida.Their inquiries bore fruit and they eventually found their missing daughter.
El banco es objeto de una pesquisa policial sobre el blanqueo de fondos.The bank is the subject of a police investigation into money laundering.
2. (undercover police force) (Ecuador) 
La pesquisa consiguió pruebas de que la banda vendía drogas.The secret police obtained evidence of the gang selling drugs.
masculine noun
3. (undercover agent) (Ecuador) 
En la Rusia estalinista no te podías fiar de nadie. En todas partes había pesquisas.In Stalinist Russia you couldn't trust anyone. There were secret policemen everywhere.
1. (general) 
a. investigation, inquiry 
(indagación) investigation; inquiry; (búsqueda) search;
(And) (S. Cone) (policía) secret police; (detective) detective;
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