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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INVESTIGATOR

The investigator is not necessarily a historian, any more than a lumberman is an architect.

She frowned under it without animosity, in the manner of an investigator.

This upheaval in the South, according to an investigator, will be helpful to all.

Just what kind of an investigator do you take me for, Tapkins?

He becomes a chairman, an investigator, a committee man, and a debater.

On Cardano as an investigator and discoverer, see Libri, Hist.

Fairchild was called, to suffer no more from the queries of the investigator than Harry.

But it was not the appearance of this remarkable apparition which startled the investigator.

Its vagaries must be experienced and studied by any investigator of the atrocities of war.

Tweddle, I'll drop the investigator, and speak as man to man.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, a native agent-noun formation from investigate, or else from Latin investigator "he that searches into," agent noun from past participle stem of investigare (see investigation).

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