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English definition of “inquiry”

inquiry

noun [C or U] (QUESTION) (UK also enquiry)     /ɪnˈkwaɪə.ri/ US  /ˈɪŋ.kwɚ.i/
B1 (the process of asking ) a question : I've been making inquiries about/into the cost of a round-the-world ticket .formal Inquiry into the matter is pointless - no one will tell you anything.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
(Definition of inquiry noun (QUESTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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