reinquiry

inquiry

[in-kwahyuhr-ee, in-kwuh-ree]
noun, plural inquiries.
1.
a seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge.
2.
an investigation, as into an incident: a Congressional inquiry into the bribery charges.
3.
the act of inquiring or of seeking information by questioning; interrogation.
4.
a question; query.
Also, enquiry.


Origin:
1400–50; inquire + -y3; replacing late Middle English enquery

reinquiry, noun, plural reinquiries.

inquiry, query.


1. study, scrutiny, exploration. See investigation.


4. answer, reply.
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inquiry or enquiry (ɪnˈkwaɪərɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
1.  a request for information; a question
2.  an investigation, esp a formal one conducted into a matter of public concern by a body constituted for that purpose by a government, local authority, or other organization
 
enquiry or enquiry
 
n

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inquiry
mid-15c., enquery, from enquere (see inquire). Respelled to conform to Latin from mid-16c.
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