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English definition of “call into question”

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call into question

formal
to cause doubts about something: The fact that a party can be voted into power by a minority of the electorate calls into question the country's electoral system.
Translations of “call into question”
in Chinese (Traditional) 引起對…的懷疑,使懷疑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 引起对…的怀疑,使怀疑…
(Definition of call into question from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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