Definition of acquiry in English:

acquiry

noun

rare
  • The action or process of acquiring something; acquisition.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Chaloner (1521–1565), diplomat and writer. From acquire + -y, probably after inquiry. In later use apparently independently re-formed.

Pronunciation:

acquiry

/əˈkwʌɪ(ə)ri/