Focus on the pronunciation of cross-examine
English definition of “cross-examine”
/ˌkrɒsɪgˈzæmɪn/ verb [T] LAW
› to ask someone detailed questions, especially in a law court, in order to discover if what they said earlier was true: Expert witnesses were cross-examined on their statements about how the accident had occurred. cross-examination noun [C or U] › Under cross-examination the witness admitted that she had been lying.