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Definition of Scrutiny

Scrutiny

  1. Close examination; minute inspection; critical observation.
  2. An examination of catechumens, in the last week of Lent, who were to receive baptism on Easter Day.
  3. A ticket, or little paper billet, on which a vote is written.
  4. An examination by a committee of the votes given at an election, for the purpose of correcting the poll.
  5. To scrutinize.

Scrutiny Quotations

We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation.
Carol Bellamy

Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
William E. Gladstone

If it stands the test of public scrutiny, do it... if it doesn't stand the test of public scrutiny then don't do it.
Ratan Tata

Sometimes it seems as if there are more solutions than problems. On closer scrutiny, it turns out that many of today's problems are a result of yesterday's solutions.
Thomas Sowell

Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
Carl Sagan
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Scrutiny Translations

scrutiny in Spanish is escrutinio

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