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enquiry agent Line breaks: en|quiry agent

Definition of enquiry agent in English:


British dated
A private detective.
Example sentences
  • We could of course employ a private enquiry agent but frankly I don't know a good one.
  • It may be appropriate, depending on the amount involved, for a solicitor to incur expenses in trying to trace a client, for example in engaging an enquiry agent or advertising.
  • After paying a private enquiry agent to make some further investigations I discovered that the franchise was a scam and that everyone involved had lost significant amounts of money.
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