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1. inquest

noun. ['ˈɪnˌkwɛst'] an inquiry into the cause of an unexpected death.

Synonyms

  • enquiry

Etymology

  • enqueste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word inquest


1. Noun, singular or mass
A coroner can call for an inquest into the manner of someone’s death.

2. Adjective
They consider appeals from lower courts and preside over mental inquest hearings.

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