enquire

[en-kwahyuhr]
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), enquired, enquiring.

unenquired, adjective
unenquiring, adjective
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enquire (ɪnˈkwaɪə)
 
vb
a variant of inquire
 
en'quirer
 
n
 
en'quiry
 
n

inquire or enquire (ɪnˈkwaɪə)
 
vb (often foll by into)
1.  a.  to seek information; ask: she inquired his age; she inquired about rates of pay
 b.  (foll by of) to ask (a person) for information: I'll inquire of my aunt when she is coming
2.  to make a search or investigation
 
[C13: from Latin inquīrere from in-² + quaerere to seek]
 
enquire or enquire
 
vb
 
[C13: from Latin inquīrere from in-² + quaerere to seek]
 
in'quirer or enquire
 
n
 
en'quirer or enquire
 
n

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enquire
see inquire. An alternative form mainly used in sense of "to ask a question." Related: enquired; enquiring.
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Example sentences
Complications ensue when a couple arrives to enquire about renting the house.
If anyone wants to enquire further you can tell them your level at that point.
As people come to the house to enquire and offer their services, he gives them commissions the occasion requires.
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