Definitions for Interrogationɪnˌtɛr əˈgeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•ter•ro•ga•tionɪnˌtɛr əˈgeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. an act of interrogating; questioning.

  2. an instance of being interrogated.

  3. a question; inquiry.

Origin of interrogation:

1350–1400; ME < L

in•ter`ro•ga′tion•al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. question, interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence(noun)

    a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply

    "he asked a direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations"

  2. interrogation(noun)

    a transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder

  3. interrogation, examination, interrogatory(noun)

    formal systematic questioning

  4. question, inquiry, enquiry, query, interrogation(noun)

    an instance of questioning

    "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"

Wiktionary

  1. interrogation(Noun)

    The act of interrogating or questioning; examination by questions; inquiry.

  2. interrogation(Noun)

    A question put; an inquiry.

  3. interrogation(Noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interrogation(noun)

    the act of interrogating or questioning; examination by questions; inquiry

  2. Interrogation(noun)

    a question put; an inquiry

  3. Interrogation(noun)

    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

Freebase

  1. Interrogation

    Interrogation is interviewing as commonly employed by officers of the police, military, and Intelligence agencies with the goal of extracting a confession or obtaining information. Subjects of interrogation are often the suspects, victims, or witnesses of a crime. Interrogation may involve a diverse array of techniques, ranging from developing a rapport with the subject to outright torture.


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