Meaning of INSPECTION in English

INSPECTION

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ careful , close , detailed , rigorous , thorough

▪ full

▪ brief , casual , cursory

▪ routine

▪ periodic ( esp. AmE ), regular

▪ annual , daily , etc.

▪ surprise

a surprise ~ of the premises by the health inspector

▪ preliminary

▪ public

The records are open to public ~.

▪ independent

▪ international

They have refused to allow international ~ of their nuclear facilities.

▪ manual , physical , visual

▪ safety

▪ medical

▪ school ( esp. BrE )

▪ home ( AmE ) (= done before buying a house)

The problem was not discovered during the home ~.

A standard home-inspection report summarizes the condition of the house.

▪ weapons

the UN weapons ~ team

▪ on-site , site

Following an on-site ~, the surveyor prepared a written report on the property.

VERB + INSPECTION

▪ be available for , be open for , be open to , be subject to

A company's accounting records must be open for ~ at all times.

Nursing agencies are subject to ~ by the health authority.

▪ undergo

All packages arriving at the building undergo an ~.

▪ carry out , complete , conduct , make , perform

The architect is carrying out a thorough ~ of the building.

▪ allow , permit

▪ prepare for

▪ pass

The hotel passed its annual ~.

▪ fail

▪ require

The artwork requires close ~ by the viewer.

INSPECTION + VERB

▪ confirm sth , determine sth , reveal sth , show sth

A brief ~ revealed it to be a fake.

▪ suggest sth

▪ take place

INSPECTION + NOUN

▪ tour , visit

▪ report

▪ procedure , process , regime ( esp. BrE )

▪ team

▪ panel

PREPOSITION

▪ for ~

He held out the saucepan for ~.

▪ on ~ , upon ~

The report seemed impressive at first, but on closer ~ there were several inaccuracies.

▪ ~ by

an ~ of the troops by the commander-in-chief

PHRASES

▪ bear close ~ , bear ~

He knew that his motives would not bear close ~ (= would be revealed as bad if someone inspected them) .

▪ closer ~ reveals sth , closer ~ shows sth

a creature which closer ~ revealed to be a bat

▪ a tour of ~ ( esp. BrE )

Roman governors would normally go on a tour of ~ of their province.

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