inquest

US [ˈɪŋˌkwest]
UK [ˈɪŋkwest]
  • n.勘验;死因审理;验尸;(对失败的事进行的)讨论
  • Web审讯;调查;讯问
Plural Form:inquests  
inquest
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n.
1.
死因审理;验尸;勘验an official investigation to find out the cause of sb's death, especially when it has not happened naturally
An inquest was held to discover the cause of death.
对死亡原因进行了调查。
a coroner's inquest into his death
进行验尸以探究他的死因
2.
~ (on/into sth)
(对失败的事进行的)讨论a discussion about sth that has failed
An inquest was held on the team's poor performance.
对该队在比赛中的差劲表现进行了检讨。

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