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Definition of Inquiry

Inquiry

  1. The act of inquiring; a seeking for information by asking questions; interrogation; a question or questioning.
  2. Search for truth, information, or knoledge; examination into facts or principles; research; invextigation; as, physical inquiries.

Inquiry Quotations

I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance or admit a right of inquiry into the religious opinions of others.
Thomas Jefferson

I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry too.
Thomas Jefferson

Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
Aristotle

The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.
Richard Dawkins

It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.
Thomas Paine
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Inquiry Translations

inquiry in Finnish is kysely
inquiry in German is Abfrage {f}, Abfrage, Anfrage {f}, Erkundigung
inquiry in Italian is informazione, richiesta, richiesta, inchiesta
inquiry in Latin is consulatio, interrogatio

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