1. 〔調査〕(an) investigation ((of)),(an) inquiry ((into));〔研究〕 ((conduct; do)) research ((on)),(a) study ((of))

    探究する investigate; inquire into

    • 科学的探究
    • scientific inquiry [research/study]
    • 事故の原因の探究
    • investigation into [of] the cause of an accident
    • 事件の裏を探究する
    • investigate [look into] the hidden side of an affair
  1. 探究心the spirit of inquiry
    • 彼に欠けているのは探求心だ
    • What he lacks is an inquiring mind.