launch an inquiry
verb conduct an investigation into, delve into, dig into, examine, explore, fact find, go into, inquire, investigate, look into, nose into, probe, pry into, scrutinize, search, search for information, search into associated concepts: launch a public inquiry, launch an independent inquiry

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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

  • launch — ▪ I. launch launch 1 [lɔːntʆ ǁ lɒːntʆ] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. COMMERCE MARKETING to show or make a new product available for sale for the first time: • The company is launching a new range of hair products …   Financial and business terms

  • inquiry — Used in the context of general equities. in line expression of interest in a particular stock, usually asking the firm to bid for or offer stock. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * inquiry in‧quir‧y [ɪnˈkwaɪəri ǁ ɪnˈkwaɪri, ˈɪŋkwəri] noun… …   Financial and business terms

  • inquiry — in|quir|y W3 enquiry [ınˈkwaıəri US ınˈkwaıri, ˈıŋkwəri] n plural inquiries 1.) a question you ask in order to get information inquiry about ▪ We re getting a lot of inquiries about our new London Rio service. inquiry from ▪ inquiries from… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

  • launch — I UK [lɔːntʃ] / US [lɔntʃ] verb [transitive] Word forms launch : present tense I/you/we/they launch he/she/it launches present participle launching past tense launched past participle launched *** 1) a) to send a missile, space vehicle, satellite …   English dictionary

  • launch — launch1 [ lɔntʃ ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to send a missile, space vehicle, SATELLITE, or other object into the air or into space: The agency will launch a new weather satellite next month. a ) to put a boat or ship into water 2. ) to start a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • launch — 1 verb (T) 1 START STH to start something, especially an official, public, or military activity that has been carefully planned: launch a campaign/appeal/inquiry: Police have launched a murder enquiry following the discovery of a woman s body. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Committee for Skeptical Inquiry — The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI), formerly known as the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), is a program within the U.S. non profit organization CFI, whose stated purpose is to encourage the… …   Wikipedia

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