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enquire

[ en-kwahyuh r ]
/ ɛnˈkwaɪər /
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verb (used with or without object), en·quired, en·quir·ing.

inquire.

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search, inspect, scrutinize, explore, inquire, pry, probe, question, examine, investigate, query, analyze, seek, check

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enovid, enow, enphytotic, enplane, enprint, enquire, enquiry, enrage, enrapt, enrapture, enravish
Related formsun·en·quired, adjectiveun·en·quir·ing, adjective
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enquire

/ (ɪnˈkwaɪə) /

verb

a variant of inquire
Derived Formsenquirer, noun
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enquire


v.

see inquire. An alternative form mainly used in sense of "to ask a question." Related: enquired; enquiring.

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