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1 : to view closely and critically
2 : to examine officially [ the facility for code violations]
: to make an inspection
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.