Translation of inquest in Spanish:

inquest

investigación, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈɪnkwɛst//ˈɪŋˌkwɛst/

noun

  • 1

    Law
    investigación feminine
    pesquisa judicial feminine
    coroner's inquest investigación llevada a cabo por uncoroner
    • to hold an inquest on sth llevar a cabo una investigación sobre algo
    • The costs could continue to rise as the Ministry of Defence is considering applying for a judicial review of the inquest.
    • The inquest into last week's incident has already had an adverse effect on the clubs, whose officials have been reprimanded for speaking to the press.
    • The coroner was due to open an inquest into his death today at Burnley Magistrates Court.
    • In her opinion the incidents described at the inquest were not necessarily related to the school, but had links with the local community.
    • When being questioned in the inquest to this last incident, he is said to have given what I consider to be his most infamous saying yet.
    • The matter has now been referred to the coroner and an inquest into the death will be held in due course.
    • An initial inquest on the island returned a verdict of accidental death but a second inquest held at Bromley Magistrates' Court recorded an open verdict.
    • As you will know, the statutory function of an inquest is to ascertain who the deceased was, and how, when and where he came by his death.
    • The Divisional Court directed the coroner to resume the inquest.
    • There have been 150 questions asked at an inquest and a criminal trial.
  • 2

    (investigation)
    pesquisa feminine
    indagación feminine
    • The company is carrying out its own investigation and an inquest was due to be opened this week.