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re- +‎ investigation


reinvestigation (countable and uncountable, plural reinvestigations)

  1. An act or process of reinvestigating: a repeat of an earlier investigation
    • 2008 June 23, Benjamin Weiser, “Doubting Case, a Prosecutor Helped the Defense”, in New York Times[1]:
      In 2002, in spectacular fashion, his office recommended dismissing the convictions of five men in the attack on a jogger in Central Park, after its reinvestigation showed that another man had acted alone.

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