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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

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

There can be no faith in government if our highest offices are excused from scrutiny - they should be setting the example of transparency.
Edward Snowden

As an observer, I react to the realities of Israeli life with both envy and relief. Nobody wants to live under the threat of constant attack from enemies right next door, under ceaseless and often unfair international scrutiny, defending his homeland by day and living with the memories of mass genocide at night.
Pete Hegseth

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
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Scrutiny Translations

scrutiny in Spanish is escrutinio
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