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interrogate

verb [T]  us   /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
noun [C/U]  us   /ɪnˌter·əˈɡeɪ·ʃən/
[C] Police brought in the suspect for a lengthy interrogation.
Translations of “interrogate”
in Arabic يَستَجوِب…
in Korean 심문하다…
in Malaysian menyoal siasat…
in French interroger…
in Turkish sorguya çekmek, sorgulamak…
in Italian interrogare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 訊問,審問,盤問, (在電腦上)查詢…
in Russian допрашивать…
in Polish przesłuchiwać…
in Vietnamese thẩm vấn…
in Spanish interrogar…
in Portuguese interrogar…
in Thai ซักถาม…
in German befragen…
in Catalan interrogar…
in Japanese ~を尋問する…
in Indonesian menanyai dengan gencar, menginterogasi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讯问,审问,盘问, (在计算机上)查询…
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