perquisition

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

perquisition ‎(plural perquisitions)

  1. A thorough inquiry or search.
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin perquisitionem, from Latin perquiro.

Noun[edit]

perquisition f ‎(plural perquisitions)

  1. (law) act of searching for someone or something

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