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inquisitornoun [C]

uk   /ɪnˈkwɪz.ɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/ formal disapproving
someone who ​asks a lot of ​questions: The ​primeministerfound himself ​arraigned before the ​media inquisitors.
(Definition of inquisitor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inquisitor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 调查人, 询问者, 盘问者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 調查人, 詢問者, 盤問者…
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