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Durchsuchung

Substantiv

partial

search

noun

Comparative law notes

This English term is very broad, but it the same one used to denote the process that occurs when investigating a criminal suspect in the US. Thus, it is a perfectly adequate translation in the narrower criminal law context.

Definitions of search

the act of examining a place, person, or thing carefully to try to find something

Police carried out a search of the suspect's house at around 2am this morning.