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inquest
American English: /ˈɪŋˌkwɛst/
British English: /ˈɪnkwɛst/

Translation of inquest in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (Law)
    pesquisa (feminine) judicial
    coroner's inquest
    (investigación llevada a cabo por uncoroner)
    to hold an inquest on something
    llevar a cabo una investigación sobre algo
    1.2 (investigation)
    Example sentences
    • The costs could continue to rise as the Ministry of Defence is considering applying for a judicial review of the inquest.
    • When being questioned in the inquest to this last incident, he is said to have given what I consider to be his most infamous saying yet.
    • In her opinion the incidents described at the inquest were not necessarily related to the school, but had links with the local community.
    Example sentences
    • The company is carrying out its own investigation and an inquest was due to be opened this week.

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