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English definition of “interrogate”

interrogate

verb [T]     /ɪnˈterəɡeɪt/
to ask someone a lot of questions, often with great force: Police have arrested and interrogated the two suspects.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
interrogation     /ɪnˌterəˈɡeɪʃən/ noun [C, U] twelve hours of brutal interrogation interrogator noun [C]
(Definition of interrogate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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