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cross-examination

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  • n. The interrogating or questioning of a witness by the party against whom he or she has been called and examined. See examination.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The interrogating or questioning of a witness by the party against whom he has been called and examined. See examination.
  • n. close or detailed questioning.
  • n. that made by the opposite party.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The examination or interrogation of a witness called by one party by the opposite party or his counsel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination

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