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English definition of “interrogate”


verb [T]    /ɪnˈter·əˌɡeɪt/
to ask someone many questions in a formal situation, often in a forceful way that can be seen as threatening: We were stopped at the border and interrogated for hours by the police. interrogation    /ɪnˌter·əˈɡeɪ·ʃən/ noun [C/U] [C] Police brought in the suspect for a lengthy interrogation.
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