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noun. ['ˌɪnkwəˈzɪʃən'] a severe interrogation (often violating the rights or privacy of individuals).
Rhymes with Inquisition
How do you pronounce inquisition?
Pronounce inquisition as ˌɪnkwəˈzɪʃən.
US - How to pronounce inquisition in American English
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noun. a former tribunal of the Roman Catholic Church (1232-1820) created to discover and suppress heresy.
Sentences with inquisition
1. Noun, singular or mass
Follow up your greeting with a few questions -- but not an inquisition -- about how long she's lived in the area and how she heard about the job.