Learn how to say Inquest correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word inquest:
1 Law a judicial inquiry to ascertain the facts relating to an incident.
British an inquiry by a coroner’s court into the cause of a death.
British a coroner’s jury.
2 informal a discussion or investigation into something that has happened, especially something undesirable:
an inquest by New York newspapers into a subway fire
Middle English from Old French enqueste, based on Latin inquirere (see enquire)