in‧quir‧y W3 , enquiry plural inquiries
a question you ask in order to get information
We're getting a lot of inquiries about our new London-Rio service.
inquiries from potential applicants
I don't know who sent the gift, but I'll make some inquiries.
help the police with their inquiries British English (=to answer questions about a crime)
the act or process of asking questions in order to get information:
On further inquiry, it emerged that Malcolm had not been involved in the incident.
The local council set up a committee of inquiry to look into policing arrangements.
an official process to find out about something
a judicial inquiry into the deaths