Definition of 'inquiry'
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There have been a number of lines of inquiry. The Sun (2016)It is thought to be discussing launching a formal inquiry. The Sun (2017)The number of people making inquiries about divorce tends to rise in January. Times, Sunday Times (2017)From their labours across multiple and converging independent lines of inquiry we've gained knowledge in the past generation. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is part of an inquiry launched last July into whether the industry has the capacity to meet demand. Times, Sunday Times (2017)On a recent simple matter, an inquiry of mine was passed through more than ten members of staff. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Yet an independent inquiry can run alongside such a process, not least in passing on any information to police. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A Metropolitan police spokesman said the force was aware of the incident and that inquiries continue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)More than 50 teachers and governors from inner-city schools spoke to the official government inquiry on condition of anonymity. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Soca did not share the information from its inquiry with the privacy watchdog until last week. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The police said initially that their inquiry would last three months. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The usual independent inquiry has been set up. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You would need a government inquiry to discover who is the less happy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Last night the suspect was on bail pending further inquiries into the incident. The Sun (2013)This will remain a live investigation and our inquiries will continue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These seminars were useful in ironing out bad ideas and cancelling pointless lines of inquiry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Police were making house to house inquiries yesterday to find out more about the tragedy. The Sun (2015)There is no suggestion that a formal inquiry is imminent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He gave the inquiry further purported information about the identity of the mistress. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The document should have been handed to the inquiry last year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She called for a full inquiry independent of the animal research industry. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The studies have provided important sources of evidence for a number of government inquiries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)According to their results all of our inquiries into the incident are now over. The Sun (2016)There will have to be a police investigation and judicial inquiry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are two fruitful lines of inquiry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Inquiries into this matter should continue. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You still make those inquiries, but discreetly. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Once there, police and military intelligence make suspicious inquiries. Times, Sunday Times (2009)West Ham have begun an inquiry into the matter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In the last few days we have had a lot more inquiries, specifically about our campuses abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I spend a lot of my afternoon dealing with press inquiries about my work. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It would attempt to stall the takeover until police completed their inquiries, a process that could take years. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There has been no formal review of the inquiry - a process which could unearth a key piece of the jigsaw. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'inquiry'
British English: inquiry /ɪnˈkwaɪərɪ/ NOUN
An inquiry is a question which you ask in order to get information.
He made some inquiries and discovered she had gone abroad.
- American English: inquiry
- Arabic: إِسْتِعْلامٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: averiguação
- Chinese: 质询
- Croatian: upit
- Czech: dotaz
- Danish: forespørgsel
- Dutch: onderzoek
- European Spanish: consulta
- Finnish: tiedustelu
- French: enquête
- German: Erkundigung
- Greek: διερεύνηση
- Italian: indagine
- Japanese: 問い合わせ
- Korean: 문의
- Norwegian: forespørsel
- Polish: pytanie
- European Portuguese: averiguação
- Romanian: întrebare
- Russian: вопрос
- Spanish: investigación
- Swedish: förfrågan
- Thai: การสอบสวน
- Turkish: soru
- Ukrainian: запит
- Vietnamese: yêu cầu
Definition of inquiry from the Collins English Dictionary
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