conduct an inquiry
index analyze, audit, canvass, delve, investigate, monitor, probe

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  • inquiry — n. 1) to conduct, make; launch an inquiry 2) a discreet; exhaustive, thorough; official inquiry 3) an inquiry about (to make inquiries about a matter) 4) an inquiry into (an official inquiry into the incident was launched) USAGE NOTE: The noun… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Inquiry — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Subject of Inquiry. Question. < N PARAG:Inquiry >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inquiry inquiry Sgm: N 1 request request &c. 765 Sgm: N 1 search search research quest pursuit &c. 622 GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • inquiry */*/*/ — UK [ɪnˈkwaɪərɪ] / US [ɪnˈkwaɪrɪ] / US [ˈɪŋkwərɪ] noun Word forms inquiry : singular inquiry plural inquiries [countable] a question intended to get information about someone or something There have already been over 300 inquiries from people… …   English dictionary

  • inquiry — in|quir|y [ ın kwaıri, ıŋkwəri ] noun *** count a question intended to get information about someone or something: There have already been over 300 inquiries from people interested. inquiry about: Discreet inquiries about his business affairs… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inquiry — noun 1 (C) a question you ask in order to get information (+ about): We re getting a lot of inquiries from travel companies about our new London Rio service. | make inquiries: I don t know who sent the gift, but I ll make discreet inquiries. | be …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline — is an offence against military law in many countries. It has existed in military law since before the 17th century and is an important offence which functions as a catch all to criminalise offences against military order which are not specified… …   Wikipedia

  • Inquiry — For other uses, see Public inquiry and Enquiry character. An inquiry is any process that has the aim of augmenting knowledge, resolving doubt, or solving a problem. A theory of inquiry is an account of the various types of inquiry and a treatment …   Wikipedia

  • conduct — con|duct1 W2S3 [kənˈdʌkt] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(carry out)¦ 2¦(music)¦ 3¦(behave)¦ 4¦(electricity/heat)¦ 5¦(show somebody something)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: conductus, past participle of conducere; CONDUCE] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • conduct — I UK [kənˈdʌkt] / US verb Word forms conduct : present tense I/you/we/they conduct he/she/it conducts present participle conducting past tense conducted past participle conducted *** 1) [transitive, often passive] to do something in an organized… …   English dictionary

  • conduct — 1 verb 1 conduct a survey/experiment/inquiry etc to carry out a particular process, especially in order to get information or prove facts: The company conducted a survey to find out local reaction to the leisure centre. 2 MUSIC (I, T) to stand in …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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