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"inquire into sth" in British English

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inquire into sth

formal (UK also enquire into sth)
phrasal verb with inquire (UK also enquire) uk   /ɪnˈkwaɪər/  us   /-ˈkwaɪr/ verb [I or T]
to ​try to ​discover the ​facts about something: When the ​authoritiesinquired into his ​background, they ​found he had a ​criminalrecord.
(Definition of inquire into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inquire into sth" in Business English

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inquire into sth

phrasal verb with inquire ( UK also enquire) uk   us   /ɪnˈkwaɪər/ verb [I]
to ​try to discover the facts about something: Officers of the City of London Fraud Squad are ​inquiring into the affairs of the ​company.
(Definition of inquire into sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inquire into sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 调查,查究, 查问…
in Turkish araştırmak, soruşturmak…
in Russian расследовать, выяснять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 調查,查究, 查問…
in Polish badać coś…
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