enquire enquire  /ɪn ˈkwaɪ ər/


  1. (v) inquire about
  2. (v) conduct an inquiry or investigation of
  3. (v) have a wish or desire to know something


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  1. "They did enquire about what my position was with the West Coast Eagles. I rang the West Coast Eagles and asked for permission to speak to the Brisbane Lions should they deem the want an interview. We'll see where it goes from there," Voss said....
    on Sep 1, 2008 By: Michael Voss Source: The Canberra Times

  2. "We demand a JPC to enquire into the scams in these four areas. It should find out why such decisions were taken (which led to these scams)," Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj said, initiating a debate in the Lok Sabha on the price situation.
    on Feb 25, 2010 By: Sushma Swaraj Source: The Hindu

  3. "It is very serious. So a separate inquiry commission should be constituted to enquire it," Advani said.
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: LK Advani Source: Times of India

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