Interrogation definition

interəgāzhən
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An interrogating or being interrogated; examination.
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A question.
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The definition of an interrogation is a verbal questioning of someone.

When the police ask someone a series of tough questions to determine if he robbed a store, this is an example of an interrogation.

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The detailed questioning of a suspect by the police or other law-enforcement authorities.
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A point, mark, or sign, thus ?, indicating that the sentence with which it is connected is a question. It is used to express doubt, or to mark a query. Called also interrogation point.
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A question put; an inquiry.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
interrogation
Plural:
interrogations

Origin of interrogation

  • From Old French interrogacion, from Latin interrogatio

    From Wiktionary