Translation of inquisitorial in Spanish:

inquisitorial

inquisitorial, adj.

Pronunciation: /ɪnˌkwɪzɪˈtɔːrɪəl//ɪnˌkwɪzəˈtɔriəl/

adjective

  • 1

    (manner/tone) inquisitorial
    • The atmosphere here is more inquisitorial than at the other meeting.
    • The committee system, which was designed to be inquisitorial and to scrutinise ministers, was neutered.
    • I need the opinion-drivers in the country to do a less inquisitorial job and to give us a hand on this thing.
    • He was a huge man with the innocent eyes of a deer, and he was almost weeping as he defended himself against Bobby's inquisitorial arguments.
    • He never interrogated anyone in inquisitorial fashion about their beliefs and condemned them, but was able to look into their hearts.
    • The British version depends partly on the audience's playing along with the show's somber, inquisitorial mood.
    • There was barely an inquisitorial question from any of them, and who cares about the ground rules?
    • What prevents American journalists from being equally inquisitorial?
    • Questions were firing but this forum wasn't inquisitorial.
    • Yet another inquisitorial voice seeks clarification: Does the poet identify himself as a post-colonial subject or not?
    • Such inquiries take various forms, but the pressures seem to be increasing for them to be set up as independent external investigations with full inquisitorial powers
    • I fully expected to find someone broken by inquisitorial pressure.
  • 2

    Law
    (procedure) acusatorio
    • I can therefore make the submission that the pre-trial procedure (commencing from the state collecting the facts, to the advanced disclosure, culminating with plea bargaining) in the Hong Kong Magistrate is inquisitorial.
    • Britain could be forced to give up its adversarial court system in favour of the inquisitorial style favoured in much of continental Europe.
    • Opponents of implementing the inquisitorial system argue the efficacy of the adversarial system.
    • Like most of Latin America, Chile inherited an inquisitorial legal system from Spain.
    • He has said he also wants to take a far more fundamental look at whether there is a case for moving towards a more continental-style inquisitorial system in terrorist cases.