What does interrogation mean?

Definitions for interrogation
ɪnˌtɛr əˈgeɪ ʃənin·ter·ro·ga·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. question, interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentencenoun

    a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply

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

  2. interrogationnoun

    a transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder

  3. interrogation, examination, interrogatorynoun

    formal systematic questioning

  4. question, inquiry, enquiry, query, interrogationnoun

    an instance of questioning

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

Wiktionary

  1. interrogationnoun

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

  2. interrogationnoun

    A question put; an inquiry.

  3. interrogationnoun

    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. Interrogationnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. interrogatio: cf. F. interrogation.]

  2. Interrogationnoun

    a question put; an inquiry

    Etymology: [L. interrogatio: cf. F. interrogation.]

  3. Interrogationnoun

    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

    Etymology: [L. interrogatio: cf. F. interrogation.]

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  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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interrogation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interrogation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of interrogation in a Sentence

  1. Bezalel Smotrich:

    My concern is that someone in the security establishment released this clip, at this time, in order to try to grant legitimacy to those aberrant interrogation methods, which apparently include unacceptable use of violence, against people from this group.

  2. Colleen Kraft:

    When she went back into the interrogation room, it just made me wonder, we have this executive order saying we're not going to be separating parents and children, and you look at the anguish on the face of this woman and child, you have to wonder, what's going to happen to them ? Did this executive order mean anything at all ?

  3. Leonard Rubenstein:

    Policies barring participation in interrogation and force feeding are necessary to enable health professionals to fulfill ethical obligations adopted by the health professions to avoid inflicting harm, to be loyal to their patients, and to exercise independent professional judgment, adherence to these ethical standards protects the rights of members of the military and detainees in military custody and also makes our military stronger by avoiding a gulf between military and civilian medicine that could impair recruiting of well qualified health professionals.

  4. Leonard Rubenstein:

    The order represents a recognition that Guantanamo Bay commanders were demanding activities by psychologists incompatible with the ethics of the psychological profession, that is not the end of the story regarding health professional participation in interrogation, though, as the directives that establish standards for health professionals throughout the military and which allow health professional participation in interrogation remain in place.

  5. Ron Wyden:

    The Morell report confirms some extremely troubling facts about Deputy Director Gina Haspel and the destruction of interrogation videotapes, gina Haspel didn't just draft the cable that authorized the destruction of the tapes, Gina Haspel played a key role in events surrounding the drafting of the cable.

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