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English definition of “inquire”

inquire

verb [I or T] (UK also enquire)     /ɪnˈkwaɪər/ US  /-ˈkwaɪr/
B2 to ask for information: Shall I inquire about the price of tickets? [+ question word] She rang up to inquire when her car would be ready. [+ speech] "Where are we going?" he inquired politely.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
(Definition of inquire verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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