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inquiry

noun [C/U] ( also enquiry)  /ɪnˈkwɑɪər·i, ˈɪn·kwə·ri/ us  
the act of asking for information: [C] I’ve made inquiries about the cost of a ticket. An inquiry is also an official attempt to discover the facts about something.
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