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Investigator

Investigator

[in-ves-ti-geyt]
Investigator may refer to:

  • Clinical investigator, an investigator involved in a clinical trial
  • Detective, a person who investigates crimes, can be a rank and job in a police department, state or federal employee, or a civilian called a private detective
  • Investigator Strait, a body of water lying between Yorke Peninsula, on the Australian mainland, and Kangaroo Island in South Australia
  • New investigator, a designation for less experienced researchers
  • Principal investigator, the lead scientist for a particular well-defined science project
  • Private investigator, a person who does not work for the police or government, but who undertakes investigations as a subcontractor
  • UN Special Investigator, a United Nations appointee, charged with investigations or auditing in a specific matter
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