enquire

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Plain form
enquire

Third-person singular
enquires

Past tense
enquired

Past participle
enquired

Present participle
enquiring

  1. (intransitive), (formal) If you enquire about something, you ask about it.
    I always enquired about Dorothy's parents when we met.
    "Didn't you wonder what it was all about?" I enquired.
    Please enquire whether the patient will require hospital transport home.
    She had enquired of Mr Browning how things were at the moment.

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