cross-examine

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cross-examine (third-person singular simple present cross-examines, present participle cross-examining, simple past and past participle cross-examined)

  1. (transitive) To question (someone) closely in order to verify facts, or information previously given.
  2. (intransitive) To question a trial witness, who has already been questioned by the other side.

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