Interpellation meaning

intərpəlāzhən; also intʉrpəlāzhən
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The act of interpellating; formal calling to account of a cabinet minister, etc. by a legislative body.
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(politics) The act of interpellating (questioning); the period in which government officials are questioned about and explain an act, a policy or a point raised during a debate.
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(philosophy) The act of interpellating: the act of identification.
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Origin of interpellation

  • From Middle French interpellation, from Latin interpellatio; Compound of interpellate +‎ -tion or interpel +‎ -tion

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