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inquest (s) (noun), inquests (pl)
1. An official presentation to a jury about specific facts regarding a criminal investigation: Inquests are required for all cases of murder.
2. An investigation of the facts of a situation, particularly one that has had an undesired outcome: After a series of unexplained deaths in the hospital, there was an inquest into the matter to determine why there were so many patients who lost their lives in such a short time.