Meaning of INQUIRY in English

INQUIRY

n. Function: noun

1 the act or an instance of seeking truth, information, or knowledge about something FF1C; an exhaustive inquiry revealed no evidence of a conspiracy FF1E;

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

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

2 a request for information FF1C; addressed his inquiry to the personnel director FF1E;

Synonyms: interrogation, interrogatory, query, question, questioning

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