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Definition of questionnaire noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

questionnaire

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkwestʃəˈneə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkwestʃəˈner//
 
Experiments and research
 
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questionnaire (on/about something) a written list of questions that are answered by a number of people so that information can be collected from the answers to complete a questionnaire (British English) to fill in a questionnaire (especially North American English) to fill out a questionnaire See related entries: Experiments and research Word Origin late 19th cent.: from French, from questionner ‘to question’.Extra examples Local companies were asked to complete a questionnaire about their exports. Most of the people who responded to the questionnaire were supportive. The college is now analysing thousands of questionnaires. a questionnaire on the environment questionnaires concerning people’s leisure preferences Companies were sent a questionnaire on their environmental practices. Completed questionnaires should be returned by the end of the month. Students completed a questionnaire about their social attitudes. The questionnaire was about the different countries we had visited. The questionnaire was short and simple. The survey was conducted by questionnaire. There followed a multiple choice questionnaire. We drew up a questionnaire for health professionals.
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