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question tagnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkwes.tʃən ˌtæɡ/  us   /ˈkwes.tʃən ˌtæɡ/
a short phrase such as "isn't it" or "don't you" that is added to the end of a sentence to check information or to ask if someone agrees with you: In the sentence "It's hot, isn't it?", "isn't it" is a question tag.
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