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noun [countable] inquest pronunciation in British English /ˈɪŋkwest/
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  1. 1
    an official attempt by a court to find the cause of someone’s death
    inquest into:

    an inquest into the death of her husband

    hold an inquest:

    The inquest will be held next week.

    See also autopsy, postmortem

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