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Examples from the Web for enquire
But we shall now leave them a little, and enquire after the subject of their conversation.Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2
But how this might be it is not at present necessary for us to enquire.Vivian Grey
Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
Right;—and enquire for Mr. Frankton, and tell him who it is from.The Politician Out-Witted
And now let us enquire, what is the faculty in man which answers to imitation.
And should we not enquire what sort of knowledge has the power of effecting such a change?
- a variant of inquire
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Word Origin and History for enquire
see inquire. An alternative form mainly used in sense of "to ask a question." Related: enquired; enquiring.
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