verb (used with object), in·ter·pel·lat·ed, in·ter·pel·lat·ing.
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Origin of interpellate
OTHER WORDS FROM interpellatein·ter·pel·la·tor [in-ter-puh-ley-ter, in-tur-puh-ley-], /ˈɪn tər pəˌleɪ tər, ɪnˈtɜr pəˌleɪ-/, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for interpellate
He was accustomed now to so many stops, that he felt surprised when nobody rose to interpellate.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Leave to interpellate will certainly be asked for this afternoon.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
I should thus have been enabled, for a few moments, to interpellate a god on things of the other world.From Paris to Pekin over Siberian Snows|Victor Meignan
In 1885 several deputies, calling themselves Socialists, began to interpellate the ministry on the labor questions.Socialism and Democracy in Europe|Samuel P. Orth