scrutinize

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This word may also be spelled "scrutinise.”
scrutinize(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to examine closely)
a. escudriñar
The media has been criticized for not scrutinizing the claims of every candidate equally.Se criticó a los medios de comunicación por no escudriñar las afirmaciones de todos los candidatos por igual.
2. (to count)
a. hacer el escrutinio de
I don't trust the results. We need to scrutinize the ballots.No confío en los resultados.Hay que hacer el escrutinio de las papeletas.
b. escrutar
They scrutinized the votes to make sure there had been no fraud.Escrutaron los votos para asegurarse de que no hubiera fraude.
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scrutinize
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (document, votes)
a. escrutar
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scrutinize [ˈskruːtɪnaɪz]
transitive verb
[+work etc] escudriñar; [+votes] efectuar el escrutinio de;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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