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English definition of “inquiring”


adjective (UK also enquiring)     /ɪnˈkwaɪə.rɪŋ/ US  /-ˈkwaɪr.ɪŋ/
(of someone's behaviour) always wanting to learn new things, or (of someone's expression) wanting to know something: You have a very inquiring mind, don't you? He gave her an inquiring look.CuriosityQuestioning people and asking questions in generalSuspecting and questioning inquiringly (UK also enquiringly)     /-li/ adverb She looked at her mother inquiringly.CuriosityQuestioning people and asking questions in generalSuspecting and questioning
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