Definition of enquiry in English:
noun (plural enquiries)
1An act of asking for information: the police were making enquiries in all the neighbouring pubs [mass noun]: her mind was buzzing with possible lines of enquiry
More example sentences
- On making enquiries he hears the Champion has moved down to another road.
- Recently a family were making enquiries about a Bernie Madden, long deceased now.
- Despite making enquiries the gentleman who found the money has still not located the owner.
1.1An official investigation.
- She say they are awaiting the results of the official enquiry.
- The exact circumstances of his death are to be investigated by three separate enquiries.
- A police accident and investigation team were called to the scene and an enquiry has been launched.
investigation, examination, exploration, probe, search, scrutiny, scrutinization, study, inspection;
Words that rhyme with enquirydiary, expiry, fiery, friary, inquiry, miry, priory, spiry, wiry
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