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(law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question alibi
speech act of replying to a question answer
statement (either spoken or written) that is made in reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation answer , reply , response
proven beyond question apodictic , incontrovertible , irrefutable
open to question arguable , disputable , moot
someone who asks a question asker , enquirer , inquirer , querier , questioner
question-and-answer book on Christian principles catechism
series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views catechism
question closely and methodically catechize , interrogate
quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one) comeback , counter , rejoinder , replication , retort , return , riposte
conference between two or more people to consider a particular question consultation
question, difficult conundrum , poser
question a witness cross-examine
question the other side's witness cross-examine
question asked in cross-examination cross-question
question to obtain intelligence or knowledge gained on mission debrief
mission, to question about knowledge or intelligence gained during debrief
(usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question deliberation
opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding dictum , obiter dictum
call in question dispute , oppugn
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