Definition of interrogative adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈrɒɡətɪv//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntəˈrɑːɡətɪv//
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  1. 1(formal) asking a question; in the form of a question an interrogative gesture/remark/sentence
  2. 2(grammar) used in questions interrogative pronouns/determiners/adverbs (= for example, who, which and why)
  3. Word Originearly 16th cent.: from late Latin interrogativus, from Latin interrogare, from inter- ‘between’ + rogare ‘ask’.
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