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English definition of “cross-examine”

cross-examine

verb [T]     /ˌkrɒsɪɡˈzæmɪn/
to ask someone a lot of questions about something they have said, in order to discover if it is true , especially in a court of law Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioningCourt cases, orders and decisions
cross-examination     /ˌkrɒsɪɡˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən/ noun [U]
(Definition of cross-examine verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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