interrogatory[in′tə räg′ə tôr′ē]
interrogatory definition by Webster's New World
expressing or implying a question
Origin: Late Latin interrogatorius
pl. interrogatories a formal question or set of questions; specif., a written question or set of questions to be answered in writing under oath as by a witness in a lawsuit
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- interrogatorily adverb
interrogatory definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Asking a question; of the nature of a question; interrogative.noun pl. in·ter·rog·a·to·ries Law
A formal or written question, as to a witness, usually requiring an answer under oath.
- inˌter·rogˈa·toˌri·ly adverb
interrogatory - Business Definition
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Written questions to witnesses and a party to a lawsuit submitted as part of pretrial discovery by the opposing party.
interrogatory - Legal Definition
A form of discovery involving the submission of written questions to the other party.