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English definition of “cross-examine”


verb [T]     /ˌkrɒsɪɡˈzæmɪn/ 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]
(Definition of cross-examine verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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