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English definition of “inquire”

inquire

verb [I, T] formal ( also UK enquire)     /ɪnˈkwaɪər/
B2 to ask someone for information about something: "Why do you want to see Thacker?" he inquired. If you like languages, why don't you inquire about French classes in your area? [+ question word] Vronsky inquired whether the picture was for sale.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
inquirer ( also UK enquirer) noun [C]
(Definition of inquire verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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