interrogatory definition

  • adjective:
    • Asking a question; for the nature of a concern; interrogative.
    • Serving to interrogate; questioning.
    • Containing, expressing, or implying a concern.
    • concerning the use of or having the nature of an interrogation
  • noun:
    • Law A formal or written concern, on a witness, typically requiring an answer under oath.
    • A formal concern presented to opposing party to answer, typically influenced by courtroom guideline.
    • A question; an interrogation.
    • an official question or query
    • pl. interrogatories (-riz). A question or inquiry; in law, often, a concern written down: as, to submit interrogatories is answered by a party or a witness. Previously additionally inter-gatory.
    • formal organized questioning
  • others:
    • Interrogative; containing or articulating a concern; regarding or composed of questions: because, an interrogatory sentence; the interrogatory way of instruction.

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