inquiry
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “enquiry.”
inquiry(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (question)
a. la pregunta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our representatives will gladly assist you with any inquiry you might have.Nuestros representantes contestarán con gusto cualquier pregunta que usted tenga.
b. la consulta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We will try to answer your inquiry as soon as possible.Trataremos de responder a su consulta lo más pronto posible.
2. (investigation)
a. la investigación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's an inquiry underway regarding the recent robbery.Hay una investigación en curso acerca del reciente robo.
b. la indagación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What is this about, agent? - Just a routine inquiry.¿De qué se trata esto, agente? - Solo es una indagación de rutina.
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inquiry
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (official investigation)
a. la investigación (oficial)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to hold an inquiry (into something)realizar una investigación (sobre algo)
2. (request for information)
a. la consulta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to make inquiries (about something)consultar or informarse (sobre algo)
inquiry desk(mostrador de) información f
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inquiry [ɪnˈkwaɪərɪ]
noun
1 (question) interrogante (m) (f); pregunta (f)
Inquiries Información (f)
all inquiries to the secretary para cualquier información diríjanse al secretario
on inquiry al preguntar; to make inquiries (about sth) pedir información or informarse (sobre algo); I'll make some inquiries about flights me informaré de los vuelos; I went to make inquiries of his teacher fui a preguntarle a su profesor; a look of inquiry una mirada inquisitiva
2 (investigation) investigación (f); pesquisa (f); (commission) comisión (f) investigadora; comisión (f) de investigación
there will have to be an inquiry tendrá que llevarse a cabo una investigación; to hold an inquiry into sth llevar a cabo una investigación sobre algo; investigar algo; they set up an inquiry into the disaster nombraron a una comisión para investigar el desastre; the police are making inquiries la policía está investigando el caso; the inquiry found that ... la investigación concluyó que ...
3 (Comput) interrogación (f)
modifier
inquiry agent (n) investigadorainvestigadora (m) (f) privadoaprivada;a investigadora a privada
You could instruct an inquiry agent instead, but this can be expensive
inquiry desk (n) mesa (f) de información
inquiry office (n) oficina (f) de información
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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