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We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation.
Carol Bellamy

Meaning of "scrutiny" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SCRUTINY

From Late Latin scrūtinium an investigation, from scrūtārī to search (originally referring to rag-and-bone men), from scrūta rubbish.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SCRUTINY

scrutiny  [ˈskruːtɪnɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCRUTINY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Scrutiny is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SCRUTINY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

scrutiny

Scrutiny

Scrutiny. In Roman times, the "scrutari" of cities and towns were those who laboriously searched for valuables amidst the waste and cast-offs of others. The modern English "scrutiny" is derived from this root, indicating a careful examination or inquiry. The word is specifically applied in the early Roman Catholic Church to the examination of the catechumens or those under instruction in the faith. They were taught the creed and the Lord's Prayer, examined therein, and exorcized prior to baptism. The days of scrutiny varied at different periods from three to seven. From about the end of the 12th century, when it became usual to baptize infants soon after their birth instead of at stated times, the ceremony of scrutiny was incorporated with that of the actual baptism. Currently, there are three moments for the scrutinies to occur: the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Sundays of Lent. These are done in public in front of the entire congregation, and the candidates are dismissed before the Prayer of the Faithful. Only under grave circumstances can the scrutinies be dispensed, and only then by the local ordinary. The scrutinies are fully intended for the catechumens.

Definition of scrutiny in the English dictionary

The first definition of scrutiny in the dictionary is close or minute examination. Other definition of scrutiny is a searching look. Scrutiny is also a formal testing that catechumens had to undergo before being baptized.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SCRUTINY


Bahraini
bɑːˈreɪnɪ
Cheney
ˈtʃeɪnɪ
destiny
ˈdɛstɪnɪ
guinea
ˈɡɪnɪ
lilangeni
ˈlɪlɑːŋˌɡeɪnɪ
mini
ˈmɪnɪ
minnie
ˈmɪnɪ
mountainy
ˈmaʊntɪnɪ
mutiny
ˈmjuːtɪnɪ
predestiny
priːˈdestɪnɪ
ragini
ˈraːɡɪnɪ
rainy
ˈreɪnɪ
Rimini
ˈrɪmɪnɪ
satiny
ˈsætɪnɪ
serotiny
sɪˈrɒtɪnɪ
shiny
ˈʃaɪnɪ
skinny
ˈskɪnɪ
tinnie
ˈtɪnɪ
tinny
ˈtɪnɪ
tiny
ˈtaɪnɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCRUTINY

scrupulosity
scrupulous
scrupulously
scrupulousness
scrutability
scrutable
scrutator
scrutineer
scrutinies
scrutinise
scrutiniser
scrutinisingly
scrutinize
scrutinizer
scrutinizingly
scrutinous
scrutinously
scruto
scrutoire
scruze

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCRUTINY

bliny
brainy
Caine Mutiny
grainy
hominy
Indian Mutiny
jiminy
liny
Manifest Destiny
miny
piny
Pliny
Sepoy Mutiny
spiny
turpentiny
twiny
ultratiny
viny
whiny
winy

Synonyms and antonyms of scrutiny in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SCRUTINY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «scrutiny» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of scrutiny

Translation of «scrutiny» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCRUTINY

Find out the translation of scrutiny to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of scrutiny from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «scrutiny» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

仔细研究
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escrutinio
570 millions of speakers

English

scrutiny
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जांच
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التدقيق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тщательное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escrutínio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুবিবেচনা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

examen minutieux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengawasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Untersuchung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

監視
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

정밀 조사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nliti
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giám sát
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மீளாய்வு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

छाननी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dikkatli inceleme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

esame accurato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kontrola
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ретельне
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

control
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έλεγχο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ondersoek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kontroll
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

granskning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of scrutiny

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRUTINY»

The term «scrutiny» is very widely used and occupies the 20.036 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRUTINY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «scrutiny» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «scrutiny» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about scrutiny

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10 QUOTES WITH «SCRUTINY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word scrutiny.
1
Brian Acton
Going public is 18-month process, while an acquisition is a 6-month process. Going public means going under so much scrutiny, regulatory approval, auditing, magnified 10 times. Having the stomach to do that isn't necessarily in my DNA. My DNA is building a product and a service.
2
Thomas Aquinas
The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.
3
Rosanna Arquette
It's so hard to have relationships when there is so much scrutiny.
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Carol Bellamy
We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation.
5
Richard Ben-Veniste
Well, our statute provides us with authority to conduct a very broad inquiry basically to provide an investigation of 9/11 that's thorough, complete and will withstand the scrutiny of history.
6
Saint Bernard
We seek for truth in ourselves; in our neighbours, and in its essential nature. We find it first in ourselves by severe self scrutiny, then in our neighbours by compassionate indulgence, and, finally, in its essential nature by that direct vision which belongs to the pure in heart.
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Dennis C. Blair
All officers of the Intelligence Community, and especially its most senior officer, must conduct themselves in a manner that earns and retains the public trust. The American people are uncomfortable with government activities that do not take place in the open, subject to public scrutiny and review.
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Andrew Bogut
I just want to try to ignore the scrutiny and all the distractions and just play hard basketball and let the best come... Improving game by game and trying to improve my game is what I want to do.
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Edward Bond
Art is the close scrutiny of reality and therefore I put on the stage only those things that I know happen in our society.
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Billy Bragg
All musicians start out with ideals but hanging on to them in the face of media scrutiny takes real integrity. Tougher still is to live up to the ideals of your dedicated fans.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCRUTINY»

Discover the use of scrutiny in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to scrutiny and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mission Under Scrutiny: Confronting Contemporary Challenges
This volume is a masterful rethinking of the problems and prospect of the Christian vocation to mission in light of the whole checkered legacy - religious, philosophical, colonial, and economic - of modernity.Kirk draws on his considerable ...
J. Andrew Kirk
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A Selection from Scrutiny:
Though many well-known books have already been derived from Scrutiny, these two volumes do not duplicate material in those books, and they give a great deal of otherwise uncollected material by Dr & Mrs Leavis themselves.
F. R. Leavis, 1968
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Legislative scrutiny: Armed Forces Bill, twelfth report of ...
Armed Forces Bill, twelfth report of session 2010-12, report, together with formal minutes and appendices Great Britain: Parliament: Joint Committee on Human Rights, Stationery Office (Great Britain). Government Bills Bills drawn to the special ...
Great Britain: Parliament: Joint Committee on Human Rights, Stationery Office (Great Britain), 2011
4
European Parliaments Under Scrutiny: Discourse Strategies ...
Based on extensive parliamentary data, this book integrates a rich variety of innovative analytical approaches that explore the far-reaching impacts of parliamentary practices and linguistic strategies on current political action and ...
Cornelia Ilie, 2010
5
English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement
This is a book about how a small circle of Cambridge literary critics turned into a movement that revolutionized the way English was taught in schools, brought newspapers, advertising, and popular culture into classrooms, and changed the ...
Christopher Hilliard, 2012
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Parliament and Government Finance: Recreating Financial Scrutiny
The Treasury has started an Alignment Project which should improve consistency and continuity between these three types of document. Parliament is not receiving the information required for effective scrutiny.
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Liaison Committee, 2008
7
The Central Intelligence Agency: Security Under Scrutiny
Discusses the history, organization, activities, controversies, and key events and people of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Athan G. Theoharis, 2006
8
Judicial Scrutiny of Sex Discrimination in the Employment ...
Research Paper from the year 2008 in the subject Law - Public Law / Constitutional Law / Basic Rights, grade: A, Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice (Institute of Legal Studies), course: Special Topics in Criminal ...
Claire Angelique Nolasco, 2008
9
House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee
Sixteenth report of Session 2009-10 : Documents considered by the Committee on 24 March 2010, report, together with formal Minutes
Great Britain Parliament House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee, 2010
10
Post-legislative Scrutiny - the Government's Approach
This Command Paper from the Office of the Leader of the House of Commons sets out a process for post-legislative scrutiny by the Government.
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Office of the Leader of the House of Commons, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCRUTINY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term scrutiny is used in the context of the following news items.
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Paul and Cruz's Call for Increased Immigration Scrutiny in Muslim …
During an interview with Breitbart News last week following a campaign rally in Houston, Paul stated, “I'm for increasing scrutiny on people who come on student ... «American Spectator, Jul 15»
2
New Norms for Manual Scrutiny of Service Tax Returns From August
New Delhi: The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) will start detailed manual scrutiny of service tax returns of assessees based on risk parameters ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
3
Report: Rand Paul calls for scrutiny of Muslims
Breitbart News is reporting that GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul told one of its reporters backstage at a speech in Houston last night that the U.S. should ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
4
Confederate symbols at Texas schools come under scrutiny
A few Texas school districts are under scrutiny for using Confederate symbols that backers say stand for tradition but critics believe are in support of racism. «Fort Worth Star Telegram, Jul 15»
5
Police Union Finances Under scrutiny, Man Charged With Raping …
A Cranston man is charged with raping a child, a local police union finances are under scrutiny, and bottles flying from cars tend to attract police attention. «Patch.com, Jul 15»
6
Beyond The Battle Flag: Controversy Over Confederate Symbols …
"Oh yes, I completely agree that our symbols are under a new scrutiny — based on the actions of one madman," he says. Madman or not, there's an intense ... «NPR, Jun 15»
7
US Marshals leader resigns amid scrutiny of secret surveillance
The head of the U.S. Marshals Service is stepping down later this year, amid heightened scrutiny on the law enforcement agency. Stacia Hylton has served as ... «The Hill, Jun 15»
8
Western Nebraska Fracking Disposal Site Under Scrutiny
(AP) — State lawmakers are calling for greater scrutiny of a proposed disposal well for fracking water in western Nebraska. Some senators on Tuesday urged ... «KGWN, Apr 15»
9
7 Michigan colleges get extra federal scrutiny
Seven Michigan colleges and universities are among about 500 nationwide undergoing extra scrutiny from the federal Department of Education of their financial ... «Detroit Free Press, Apr 15»
10
Two local for-profit colleges get more scrutiny
Heightened Cash Monitoring, which is what this type of federal scrutiny is called, is a step that the federal student aid office can take to provide additional ... «Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Scrutiny [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/scrutiny>. Jun 2019 ».
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