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Spanish translation of “inquire”

inquire

verb /inˈkwaiə/
to ask
preguntar
He inquired the way to the art gallery She inquired what time the bus left .
(with about) to ask for information about
pedir información
They inquired about trains to London.
(with after) to ask for information about the state of (eg a person’s health )
preguntar por
He enquired after her mother .
(with for) to ask to see or talk to (a person )
preguntar por
Someone rang up inquiring for you, but you were out.
(with for) to ask for ( goods in a shop etc)
preguntar , pedir
Several people have been inquiring for the new catalogue .
(with into) to try to discover the facts of
investigar , indagar , tratar de averiguar
The police are inquiring into the matter .
inquiry /American also ˈinkwəri/ noun (plural inquiries, plural enquiries) ( enquiry /American also ˈenkwəri/) (an act of) asking or investigating
investigaciones, indagaciones
His inquiries led him to her hotel (also adjective ) All questions will be dealt with at the inquiry desk .
an investigation
investigación , pesquisa
An inquiry is being held into her disappearance .
make inquiries to ask for information
pedir información , investigar
The police are making inquiries into the break-in at the post office .
(Definition of inquire from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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