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  1. inquest

    • IPA[ˈɪŋkwɛst]

    英式

    • n.
      a judicial inquiry to ascertain the facts relating to an incident.;an inquiry by a coroner's court into the cause of a death.
    • noun: inquest, plural noun: inquests

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a judicial inquiry to ascertain the facts relating to an incident.
    • British an inquiry by a coroner's court into the cause of a death.
    • British a coroner's jury.
    • 2. informal a discussion or investigation into something that has happened, especially something undesirable an inquest by New York newspapers into a subway fire
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    • IPA[ˈinˌkwest]

    美式

    • n.
      a judicial inquiry to ascertain the facts relating to an incident, such as a death.

    Oxford American Dictionary