Definition of court of inquiry in English:

court of inquiry

Line breaks: court of in|quiry

noun

  • A tribunal appointed to investigate a matter and decide whether a court martial is warranted.
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    • After a couple of discreet inquiries which seemed to confirm the allegation of faking, the Army instituted a court of inquiry into the action.
    • Three witnesses told the courts of inquiry that they came under fire when they arrived at the park.
    • Two spectators told the courts of inquiry that the first shots were fired outside the park.

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