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[en-kwahyuh r-ee, en-kwuh-ree] /ɛnˈkwaɪər i, ˈɛn kwə ri/
noun, plural enquiries.
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  • They would then have a central point of contact for future enquiries.
  • Informal enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.
  • Blogs and e-mails make it easier to raise the suspicions of regulators and to steer their enquiries.
  • We would welcome enquiries from wealthy corporates and wealthy individuals.
  • Despite government enquiries into the events, not a single policeman has been charged with wrongdoing.
  • With voice services-such as directory enquiries, for example-local knowledge is often important.
  • Please provide a mailing address with all enquiries.
Word Origin and History for enquiries



alternative spelling of inquiry. Related: Enquiries.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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