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Definition of 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

A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
Isaac Asimov

Science at its best is an open-minded method of inquiry, not a belief system.
Rupert Sheldrake

I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.
Edward Jenner

Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.
Hosea Ballou

Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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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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