1. 〔査察〕a survey;〔未知の地などへの〕(an) exploration;〔調査〕(an) investigation
    • この地方の植生の実地踏査をした
    • They made an on-the-spot [on-site] survey of the floral ecology of this area.
    • 養護施設の候補地を求めてこの地方を広く踏査した
    • We searched this area far and wide looking for a suitable site for a nursing home.