questionnaire

[kwes-chuh-nair]
noun
a list of questions, usually printed, submitted for replies that can be analyzed for usable information: a questionnaire used in market research.

Origin:
1895–1900; < French, equivalent to question(er) to question + -aire; see -ary

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questionnaire (ˌkwɛstʃəˈnɛə, ˌkɛs-)
 
n
a set of questions on a form, submitted to a number of people in order to collect statistical information
 
[C20: from French, from questionner to ask questions]

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questionnaire
1901, from Fr. questionnaire "list of questions," from questionner "to question," from M.Fr. (see question). Purists preferred native formation questionary (1540s).
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questionnaire ques·tion·naire (kwěs'chə-nâr')
n.
A printed form containing a set of questions, especially one addressed to a statistically significant number of subjects as a way of gathering information for a survey.

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