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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of scrutinise.

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Examples

  • Speaking at a copyright-related Westminster e-Forum on Wednesday, Lucas told ZDNet UK that the act would have to have been "running for a year" if it were to be scrutinised, meaning that scrutiny would come "about this time next year".

    ZDNet UK Highlights

  • We keep on because cameron hasn't been "scrutinised" yet - as if over 3 years at the apex of a

    Chris Whiteside's Blog

  • "Every one of our partners, they were known to us in advance and each name was pre-disclosed in the bid document given to the BCCI-IPL," said Gaikwad, adding, "Every detail was furnished and scrutinised, which is why the bid was accepted.

    Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'

  • In an email to colleagues, De Bois, who was on the committee that scrutinised the health and social care bill, spelled out to fellow Tories a series of "red lines" that he said must not be crossed if the essence of the Lansley plan was to be retained.

    Lansley's ally on NHS reform faces conflict of interest questions

  • It is actually also nice to have proposed legislation made available for discussion and development, rather than given no thought, squeezed through the back door by Statutory Instrument and never scrutinised by our wonderful Parliament.

    Lib Dems publish their Freedom Bill

  • What happens in Cairo is being meticulously scrutinised in neighbouring states with leaders whose hold on power might be as brittle as Mr Mubarak's.

    Egypt: After the revolution, the ballot box | Observer editorial

  • Equally there is something heinous about a government that is already carrying these reforms out before the bill has even been scrutinised or pass in parliament.

    'New politics' claim a sham, senior Conservative MP warns David Cameron

  • We have transformed the way the department manages its finances, so spending is attached to tangible results on the ground, which are rigorously scrutinised by the new independent aid watchdog.

    Aid cash lost to corruption may rise as focus changes, committee warns

  • The charges associated with different financial products must be closely scrutinised.

    Managing wealth as an expat

  • Shadow chancellor Ed Balls will attempt to begin restoring Labour's credibility on the economy by promising that before the next election he will set out demanding and independently scrutinised fiscal rules for cutting the deficit.

    Ed Balls sets out Labour's 'tough' stance on deficit reduction

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