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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 lawQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioningCourt cases, orders and decisions
cross-examination     /ˌkrɒsɪɡˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən/ noun [U]
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