interrogation

[in-ter-uh-gey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of interrogating; questioning.
2.
an instance of being interrogated: He seemed shaken after his interrogation.
3.
a question; inquiry.
4.
a written list of questions.
5.
an interrogation point; question mark.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English interrogacio(u)n < Latin interrogātiōn- (stem of interrogātiō). See interrogate, -ion

interrogational, adjective
reinterrogation, noun
self-interrogation, noun
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interrogation (ɪnˌtɛrəˈɡeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the technique, practice, or an instance of interrogating
2.  a question or query
3.  telecomm the transmission of one or more triggering pulses to a transponder
 
interro'gational
 
adj

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interrogation
late 14c., "a questioning," from O.Fr. interrogation (13c.), from L. interrogationem (nom. interrogatio) "a question, questioning," from interrogatus, pp. of interrogare, from inter- "between" + rogare "ask, to question" (see rogation).
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Example sentences
Depositions are the closest thing to an interrogation that is legal.
There they took my phone and camera, denied me access to water or a toilet
  during a day and a night of interrogation.
The denials came in rapid fire, and once the interrogation was well underway it
  was clear that none of us seemed to have done it.
Under the influence, he almost turned the interview into an interrogation plus
  a lecture, judging by his tone and manner.
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