Meaning of INQUIRY in English

INQUIRY

noun

1.

the act or an instance of seeking truth, information, or knowledge about something

an exhaustive inquiry revealed no evidence of a conspiracy

Synonyms: delving, inquest, inquisition, investigation, probe, probing, quest, research

Related Word: catechizing, interrogation, questioning; audit, check, examination, inspection, scrutiny; hearing; inquirendo

2.

a request for information

addressed his inquiry to the personnel director

Synonyms: interrogation, interrogatory, query, question, questioning

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