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inquisitionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌɪn.kwɪˈzɪʃ.ən/ formal disapproving
a ​period of ​askingquestions in a ​detailed and ​unfriendly way: The ​police subjected him to an inquisition that ​lasted twelve ​hours.
(Definition of inquisition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inquisitionnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˌɪn·kwəˈzɪʃ·ən/
a ​detailed questioning, esp. of someone’s ​beliefs
(Definition of inquisition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inquisition”
in Chinese (Simplified) 盘问, 责难…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盤問, 責難…
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