inquirynounUK also enquiry uk /ɪnˈkwaɪə.ri/ us /ˈɪŋ.kwɚ.i/
inquiry noun (QUESTION)
- Who will be leading the inquiry into the accident?
- The inquiry found evidence of serious misapplication of funds.
- The nomination of Judge Watkins as head of the inquiry was a surprise.
- There is to be an official inquiry into the incident.
- A new team of detectives were called in to conduct a fresh inquiry.
inquiry noun (PROCESS)