Definition of court of inquiry in English:
A tribunal appointed to investigate a matter and decide whether a court martial is warranted.
- 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.
Definition of court of inquiry in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia