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cross-examine

Pronunciation: /ˌkrɔːsɪgˈzæmən; ˌkrɒsɪgˈzæmɪn/

Translation of cross-examine in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [witness] repreguntar, contrainterrogar* (Chile)
    Example sentences
    • Her counsel also suggests, in cross-examining a prosecution eye witness, Gary, that he had been high on heroin on the night of the alleged murder and that his account of events was not therefore reliable.
    • The prosecution even declined to cross-examine the last defense witness.
    • This ruling should also be clear that I am not precluding the defence from cross-examining the third party on this issue.

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