Scrutiny

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Definition

to come under scrutiny: to be inspected, studied, examined, investigated or analyzed
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The ingredients of Kalvin Krime perfumes have recently come under scrutiny after reports that they contain elephant saliva.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Safety at ski resorts has come under scrutiny after a series of serious avalanches.
US: The Prime Minister's policy to reduce unemployment came under scrutiny by the press.

Examples

  • "There is a very real risk that the media scrutiny linked to these practices could not only damage our reputation, but our sales figures as well!"

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