- Conveying the force of a question; questioning: the guard moves away with an interrogatory stareMore example sentences
- Since you are not an investigator, save additional interrogatory questions for those who are.
- Professor Ruse's interrogatory title probably reflects a vital question for important sectors of American society.
- But snobbery aside, could it be that a fashion for interrogatory esotericism does not stop with dusty academics?
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- A written question that is formally put to one party in a case by another party and that must be answered.More example sentences
- The Former Directors have offered to answer written interrogatories from the Insurer and to have such answers included in sworn affidavits.
- He also claims it is unconstitutional to even require him to provide the discovery information the plaintiffs seek in the case - answers to interrogatories, and copies of documents.
- He would have to answer written interrogatories.
mid 16th century: the noun from medieval Latin interrogatoria, plural of interrogatorium; the adjective from late Latin interrogatorius, based on Latin interrogare (see interrogate).
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