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adjective uk ( UK also enquiring)   /ɪnˈkwaɪə.rɪŋ/ us    /-ˈkwaɪr.ɪŋ/
(of someone's behaviour) always wanting to learn new things, or (of someone's expression) wanting to know something: You have a very inquiring mind, don't you? He gave her an inquiring look.
adverb uk ( UK also enquiringly)   /-li/ us  
She looked at her mother inquiringly.
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