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interrogatory (plural interrogatories)
- (law) A formal question submitted to opposing party to answer, generally governed by court rule.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Macaulay to this entry?)
- 2013, James J. Gross, It's Splitsville: Surviving Your Divorce (page 240)
- If those attempts are unsuccessful, the attorney requesting the interrogatories may file a motion for sanctions with the court. The sanctions range from attorney fees to prohibiting the nonanswering party from presenting or defending claims.
- A question; an interrogation.
- “interrogatory” in John A. Simpson and Edward S. C. Weiner, editors, The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989, ISBN 978-0-19-861186-8.