Welcome to the new LearnersDictionary.com. We want to hear your thoughts about the new design.

inquiry

1 ENTRIES FOUND:
Save
inquirynoun
or chiefly Britishenquiry/ɪnˈkwaɪri, ˈɪnkwəri/
pluralinquiries
inquiry
noun
or chiefly British enquiry /ɪnˈkwaɪri, ˈɪnkwəri/
pluralinquiries
Learner's definition of INQUIRY  
[count]  : a request for information — often + into
[count]  : an official effort to collect and examine information about something : investigation
◊ In British English, a person who is being questioned by the police as a suspect or a witness is said to be helping the police with their inquiries.
— often + into
[noncount]  : the act of asking questions in order to gather or collect information
Comments & Questions  
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up inquiry? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.