court of inquiry Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “court of inquiry” in the English Dictionary

"court of inquiry" in British English

See all translations

court of inquirynoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us   (plural courts of inquiry) UK
a ​group of ​people, often with ​specialknowledge or ​skill, who have been ​brought together in ​order to ​examine the ​causes of an ​accident
(Definition of court of inquiry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “court of inquiry”
in Chinese (Simplified) 调查法庭…
in Chinese (Traditional) 調查法庭…
What is the pronunciation of court of inquiry?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“court of inquiry” in British English

Word of the Day


to get knowledge or skill in a new subject or activity

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More