Inquisitorial



[in-kwiz-i-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ɪnˌkwɪz ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/

adjective
1.
of or relating to an inquisitor or inquisition.
2.
exercising the office of an inquisitor.
3.
Law.

4.
resembling an inquisitor in harshness or intrusiveness.
5.
inquisitive; prying.
/ɪnˌkwɪzɪˈtɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling inquisition or an inquisitor
2.
offensively curious; prying
3.
(law) denoting criminal procedure in which one party is both prosecutor and judge, or in which the trial is held in secret Compare accusatorial (sense 2)

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