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DETECTING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does detecting mean? 

DETECTING (noun)
  The noun DETECTING has 1 sense:

1. a police investigation to determine the perpetrator

  Familiarity information: DETECTING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DETECTING (noun)


Sense 1detecting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A police investigation to determine the perpetrator

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

detecting; detective work; sleuthing; detection

Context example:

detection is hard on the feet

Hypernyms ("detecting" is a kind of...):

police investigation; police work (the investigation of criminal activities)


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