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English definition of “inquisitor”


noun [C]     /ɪnˈkwɪz.ɪ.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/ formal disapproving
someone who asks a lot of questions : The prime minister found himself arraigned before the media inquisitors.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
(Definition of inquisitor noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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