ETYM Old Eng. enqueste, Old Fren. enqueste, French enquęte, Late Lat. inquesta, for inquisita, from Latin inquisitus, p. p. of inquirere. Related to Inquire.
An inquiry into the cause of an unexpected death.
Inquiry held by a coroner into an unexplained death. At an inquest, a coroner is assisted by a jury of between 7 and 11 people. Evidence is on oath, and medical and other witnesses may be summoned.
1. Akcija pretraživanja neke prostorije u potrazi na nečim ili nekim.
2. Debata, rasprava.