inquire into sth

inquire into sth
UK US inquire into sth
Phrasal Verb with inquire({{}}(UK also enquire) /ɪnˈkwaɪər/ verb [I]
to try to discover the facts about something: »

Officers of the City of London Fraud Squad are inquiring into the affairs of the company.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • inquire — in|quire enquire [ınˈkwaıə US ˈkwaır] v [I and T] formal [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: enquerre, from Latin inquirere, from quaerere to look for ] to ask someone for information ▪ Why are you doing that? the boy inquired. inquire about… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inquire — especially BrE enquire verb (I, T) verb (I, T) 1 to ask someone for information: “Are you getting married?” the television interviewer inquired. (+ about): I am writing to inquire about your advertisement in The Times. | inquire whether/why/how… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • inquire — [ɪnˈkwaɪə] verb [I/T] to ask someone for information about something I am writing to inquire whether you have any positions available.[/ex] inquirer noun [C] inquire into sth …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • enquire — especially BrE enquire verb (I, T) verb (I, T) 1 to ask someone for information: “Are you getting married?” the television interviewer inquired. (+ about): I am writing to inquire about your advertisement in The Times. | inquire whether/why/how… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • royal commission — noun (also with caps) a body of people nominated by the Crown to inquire into and report on a particular matter • • • Main Entry: ↑royal * * * royal commission UK US noun [countable] [singular royal commission …   Useful english dictionary

  • ask — verb 1 QUESTION (I, T) to say or write something in order to get an answer, a solution, or information: What s your name? she asked. | ask a question: That kid s always asking awkward questions. | ask who/what/where etc: I was only asking how… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • skē̆ i- —     skē̆ i     English meaning: to cut, separate     Deutsche Übersetzung: ‘schneiden, trennen, scheiden”     Note: extension from sek ; initial sound partly also sk̂ , skh , sk̂h , as in the continuing formation     Material: I. O.Ind. chyati “… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

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