court of inquiry


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court of inquiry

n. pl. courts of inquiry
A military court that inquires into and reports on questionable actions involving military personnel or property.

court of inquiry

n
1. (Law) Brit a group of people appointed to investigate the causes of a disaster, accident, etc
2. (Military) a military court set up to inquire into a military matter such as a failure of equipment or procedure

court′ of in′quiry


n.
a military board created to investigate and report on certain matters, as an accusation against an officer.
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court of inquiry

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