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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to investigation)
a. research
El informe del comité investigador determinó las causas del conflicto.The report of the research committee identified the causes of the conflict.
b. investigative
El inventor deslumbró en el congreso por su ingenio investigador.The inventor's investigative ingenuity dazzled in the conference.
c. investigating
Las fuerzas investigadoras se presentaron en la escena del crimen.The investigating forces showed up at the crime scene.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (scientific)
a. researcher
Un grupo de investigadores está llevando a cabo experimentos para encontrar una nueva medicina contra el cáncer.A group of researchers are conducting experiments to find a new cancer medicine.
3. (detective)
a. investigator
El investigador siguió al sospechoso para reunir pruebas.The investigator followed the suspect to gather evidence.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (que estudia)
a. research
capacidad investigadoraresearch capability
2. (que indaga)
a. investigating
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (estudioso)
a. researcher
4. (detective)
a. investigator
investigador privadoprivate investigator o detective
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investigadora investigadora
(gen) investigative; (en ciencia) research
equipo investigador (en periodismo, policía) team of investigators; (en ciencia) research team
Un equipo investigador del Instituto de Investigación de Fisiología
labor investigadora (de periodista, policía) investigative work; (en ciencia) research
han venido desarrollando una excelente labor investigadora
capacidad investigadora research ability; han nombrado una comisión investigadora sobre el caso a commission of enquiry has been appointed to the case
1 (periodista, policía) investigator
investigador(a) privado/a private investigator o detective
2 (científico) research worker; researcher; [de doctorado] research student
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