Definitions of "inquest"
  1. An official investigation, often made by a selected group of individuals like a jury, commonly used to examine facts or to determine the truth behind an incident or case
  2. Refers to a selected group such as a jury, gathered specifically to conduct a formal investigation or examination to determine certain facts
How to use "inquest" in a sentence
  1. An inquest was immediately launched following the unfortunate event to trace its cause.
  2. The town's local council organized an inquest to come to the bottom of the public complaints regarding the new policy.
  3. The purpose of the inquest was to identify culpability in the financial misappropriation incident.

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