Enquiry
Enquiry En*quir"y, n. See {Inquiry}. [1913 Webster]

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  • enquiry — ► NOUN (pl. enquiries) 1) an act of asking for information. 2) an official investigation …   English terms dictionary

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  • enquiry — Inquiry In*quir y, n.; pl. {Inquiries}. [See {Inquire}.] [Written also {enquiry}.] 1. The act of inquiring; a seeking for information by asking questions; interrogation; a question or questioning. [1913 Webster] He could no path nor track of foot …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enquiry — inquiry; noun 1) telephone enquiries Syn: question, query 2) an enquiry into alleged security leaks Syn: investigation, probe, examination, exploration, inquest, hearing …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • enquiry — enquire, enquiry, inquire, inquiry The forms in en and in have long been largely interchangeable. At present the in forms are dominant in all meanings in AmE, whereas in BrE there is a tendency to prefer the in forms for official or formal types… …   Modern English usage

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