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inquisition

US [ˌɪŋkwəˈzɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [ˌɪŋkwɪˈzɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.(尤指 15 到 17 世纪天主教的)宗教裁判所;一连串的提问
  • Web调查;宗教法庭;异端审判
Plural Form:inquisitions  
inquisition
n.
1.
[sing]
(尤指 15 到 17 世纪天主教的)宗教裁判所,异端裁判所the organization set up by the Roman Catholic Church to punish people who opposed its beliefs, especially from the 15th to the 17th century
2.
[c]
一连串的提问;(尤指)盘问,责难a series of questions that sb asks you, especially when they ask them in an unpleasant way

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