noun, plural en·quir·ies.
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.
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|DAILY BEAST
And this time there will be no internal committees of enquiry or scurrilous U.N. Goldstone commissions.
Police are now following hundreds of lines of enquiry involving many hundreds of potential victims.
However, I hope the delay will be made up by the efficacy of the plant being confirmed by the enquiry.An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses|William Withering
The girl, on hearing her father's enquiry, looked mournfully upon him, whilst the tears ran silently down her cheeks.Jane Sinclair; Or, The Fawn Of Springvale|William Carleton
Enquiry must be made in the village for the farm at which the keys of the villa enclosure are kept.Seaward Sussex|Edric Holmes
His first enquiry was whether any boats were going down the river.With Kitchener in the Soudan|G. A. Henty
The section then went on to state the chief objects of the enquiry.
Word Origin and History for enquiry
alternative spelling of inquiry. Related: Enquiries.