[en-kwahyuh r-ee, en-kwuh-ree]
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Examples from the Web for enquiry
She is incapable of responding to kindness and enquiry, even very gentle flirting on the part of a co-worker.Grief: The Real Monster in The Babadook
December 19, 2014
Had it been police officers [who harassed Leyland] there would be an IPCC enquiry.Outed Madeleine McCann Troll Kills Herself. But Millions Live On Online.
Barbie Latza Nadeau
October 6, 2014
And this time there will be no internal committees of enquiry or scurrilous U.N. Goldstone commissions.Living By The Sword
November 16, 2012
Police are now following hundreds of lines of enquiry involving many hundreds of potential victims.Jimmy Savile Scandal Reaches New York Times
November 1, 2012
On enquiry, we learned these fellows had threatened to rob her shop.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
What that principle is may well be worth the pains of enquiry.
We shall then find what are the proper subjects of science and enquiry.
Of the eligible men there Mr. Cecil Underwood seemed, on enquiry, to be the most eligible.The Incomplete Amorist
There was to be scholarship and company and curiosity and enquiry.Changing Winds</p>
St. John G. Ervine
Word Origin and History for enquiry
alternative spelling of inquiry. Related: Enquiries.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper