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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A systematic investigation of a matter of public interest; A search for knowledge; An instance of questioning.

Usage examples (37)
  • But even this line of enquiry is not what it seems.
  • Their enquiry is after a sign (v. 30): What sign showest thou?
  • All their enquiry is what they shall get, not what they shall do.
  • I expect that the cash for peerages enquiry is probably defunct from now on. for more
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