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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

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

Usage examples (39)
  • It is a shameful thing to be weary of inquiry when what we search for is excellent.
  • To categorically deny this inquiry is absolutely wrong.
  • This inquiry is a good indicator of interest in open source appropriate technology design.
  • One aspect of all of this that begs further inquiry is the seeming ineptitude of the military planners. for more
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