Pronunciation: (in-kwīur'ē, in'kwu-rē), [key]
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.
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