In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- 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.
- 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.
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