enquiry

English vocabulary used to talk about economics and business.
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Oh jiyeun
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enquiry

Post by Oh jiyeun » Wed May 18, 2005 7:05 am

enquiry
1 [C or U] (the process of asking) a question
Inquiry into the matter is pointless - no one will tell you anything.

2 [C] an official process to discover the facts about something bad that has happened:
Citizens have demanded a full inquiry into the government's handling of the epidemic.

(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)[/quote]

Kim young ju
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Enquiry

Post by Kim young ju » Mon Jun 06, 2005 8:54 am

What that principle is may well be worth the pains of enquiry.
1.This sentence means that that essential quality(principle) is may well be value the suffers of enquiry.
2.Enquiry-Variant of inquiry.

inquiry-
1)he act of inquiring.
2) question; a query.
3) close examination of a matter in a search for information or truth.

3.http://www.infomotions.com/etexts/philo ... iry-65.txt

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Post by Kim young ju » Tue Jun 21, 2005 9:03 am

This Web Site is intended as a guide to Philosophy for Children in the UK. It has been created by SAPERE - a small charity whose members are interested in the role of philosophical enquiry in education both as a model of rigorous thinking and as a celebration of wonder and open-mindedness.
1.This sentence means that this site has been created by SAPERE. SAPERE means a small charity whose members are interested in the role of philosophical enquiry in education both as a model of rigorous thinking and as a celebration of wonder and open-mindedness.
2.Enquiry
1) The act of inquiring.
2)A question; a query.
3) A close examination of a matter in a search for information or truth.
Synonyms: inquiry, inquest, inquisition, investigation, probe, research
These nouns denote a quest for knowledge, data, or truth: filed an inquiry about the lost shipment; holding an inquest to determine the cause of his death; an inquisition into her political activities; a criminal investigation; a probe into alleged police corruption; scientific research.
3.www.sapere.net/
It is not possible for our Public Enquiry Offices to process all types of application.
1.This sentence means that it is impossible for our Public Enquiry Offices to process all types of application.
2.www.ind.homeoffice.gov.uk/ind/ en/home/contact_us/public_enquiry_office.html

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