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questioning

noun [U] uk   /ˈkwes.tʃə.nɪŋ/ us  
the situation in which the police ask someone questions about a crime: Three suspects were taken in for questioning at Hereford police station.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioningRelating to detection and solving crimes
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