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inquisitorialadjective

uk   /ɪnˌkwɪz.ɪˈtɔː.ri.əl/  us   /ɪnˌkwɪz.ɪˈtɔːr.i.əl/ formal disapproving
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inquisitorialadjective

uk   us   /ɪnkwɪzɪˈtɔːriəl/ LAW
relating to a ​legalprocess in which the ​judgeasks the ​questions in ​order to get the facts before making a decision: Suggestions of ​moving to an inquisitorial ​system weren't popular with ​judges who would have to do the ​workcurrently done by ​lawyers.
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(Definition of inquisitorial from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inquisitorial”
in Chinese (Simplified) 审判(似)的, 寻根究底的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 審判(似)的, 尋根究底的…
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