cross-question

[ kraws-kwes-chuhn, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˈkwɛs tʃən, ˈkrɒs- /

verb (used with object)

to cross-examine.

noun

a question asked by way of cross-examination.

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Origin of cross-question

First recorded in 1685–95
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British Dictionary definitions for cross-question

cross-question

verb (tr)

to cross-examine

noun

a question asked in cross-examination

Derived forms of cross-question

cross-questioning, noun
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