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inquiry
used in Murder On The Orient Express

4 uses
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Definition
the act of asking a question or performing an investigation
  • We can open our Court of Inquiry without more ado.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Evidence (7% in)
  • "You are, I think, a little bit contemptuous of the way I prosecute my inquiries," he said with a twinkle.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 — The Evidence of Miss Debenham (31% in)
  • Not so, you think, would an English inquiry be conducted.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 — The Evidence of Miss Debenham (32% in)
  • You did not tell us that this handkerchief was yours at the inquiry this morning.
    3.5 — Part 3 Chapter 5 — The Christian Name of Princess Dragomiroff (33% in)

There are no more uses of "inquiry" in Murder On The Orient Express.

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