enquiry enquiry

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an instance of questioning
  2. (n) a search for knowledge
  3. (n) a systematic investigation of a matter of public interest

Usage(s):

  1. Thabet, Raseef and Khaliq all say they have not received a single enquiry from the Iraqi government in Baghdad.
  2. Blair in the Glare Britain's premier faces the music over the Hutton enquiry.
  3. That's a line of enquiry Breen and other reporters may be keen to follow.

News

  1. Child abuse group calls on government to investigate Archbishop McQuaid claims

    Survivors of clerical sex abuse have called for a state enquiry into the allegations against the former Archbishop of Dublin, John Charles McQuaid, once the most powerful man in the Irish Church.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Families demand swift action as Bloody Sunday murder trial is confirmed

    A murder investigation into the Bloody Sunday atrocity in Derry could take up to four years, according to the police in charge of the new enquiry.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  3. Family of man murdered in Bolivia hope to meet with Minister

    The family of an Irishman who was shot in Bolivia hope to meet with Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin again, as part of their efforts to establish an international enquiry into his death.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. Terry said: "Chelsea told me what had happened with the enquiry as a courtesy. I was very happy with their reaction as mine would have been the same. I have always said that I want to end my career at the club which I love and we all see no reason...
    on Feb 15, 2009 By: John Terry Source: Reuters UK

  2. "We have made an enquiry for Jones," confirmed Redknapp. "I have no idea how far the chairman has got with it or even whether Sunderland want to do a deal."
    on Jan 24, 2009 By: Harry Redknapp Source: ESPN

  3. "We will have to look at all of those issues in the context of an ongoing police enquiry," said Andrew. "We will have to look at other issues when we know the outcome of that. We cannot comment on any other aspects of disciplinary action, or...
    on Jun 22, 2008 By: Rob Andrew Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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