Translation of inquisition in Spanish:

inquisition

interrogatorio, n.

Pronunciation: /ɪnkwɪˈzɪʃ(ə)n//ˌɪnkwɪˈzɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    (severe questioning)
    interrogatorio masculine
    inquisición feminine
    • The freedom of the press means nothing if diligent journalists can't make occasional mistakes without prompting inquisitions, especially if they're willing to issue retractions as promptly as the networks did.
    • His mood was slightly more restrained when he eventually emerged from the inquisition.
    • A lone holidaymaker floored by illness asks room service for two bottles of water, only to be subjected to a tragi-comic inquisition as to whether she is secretly harbouring a lover in her single - occupancy room.
    • But it's probably not wise to give too hard an inquisition.
    • She mixes her tough inquisitions with equally rigorous networking, her Glasgow West End kitchen being one of the city's busiest salons.
    • The process is more an inquisition than an interview - albeit a good-humoured one.
    • To do: bring it up with him as a gentle inquiry, not an inquisition; tell him hearing those words would make you feel good.
    • Instead of inquisitions, which can often fail to reveal the whole truth about incidents, bullying children should be ‘taught’ better ways of interacting, Robinson says.
    • When something is badly organised, awkwardly structured and feebly managed, the inquiries and inquisitions commence.
    • In his book he traces the shameful collaboration between government personnel officers and the D.C. vice squads that fueled inquisitions, investigations and systematic removals of gay people from federal agencies.
    • Already there are signs that he is wearying of questions about next year's duel with the Americans but the bad news for the Largs-born player is that the inquisition will intensify with each month.
    • During the inquisition Jack was asked if he had had other affairs.
    • We chatted about this and that, although on reflection I think it might have been more of an inquisition on my part.
    • Now, there would probably be an inquisition if I got in that late.
    • I knew from the way she rolled her eyes that he was performing his ritual inquisition.
    • In this case, this particular woman was innocent in her inquisitions, but there are plenty out there who think, ‘How hard is it to make fabulous food and put it on a plate?’
    • She classified the inquisitions of the two nurses as outrageous.
    • He attempted to head off my questions with inquisitions about the trip.
    • And as their coach and captain faced the first questions of a lengthy inquisition, the atmosphere was distinctly funereal.
    • And they couldn't understand either why anyone would be trying to tax their brains with such a meaningless inquisition.
  • 2

    the Inquisition la Inquisición
    • the Spanish Inquisition la (Santa) Inquisición