Definition of interrogatory noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈrɒɡətri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntəˈrɑːɡətri//
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(pl. interrogatories) (law) a written question, asked by one party in a legal case, which must be answered by the other party See related entries: Legal processes Word Originmid 16th cent.: the noun from medieval Latin interrogatoria, plural of interrogatorium; the adjective from late Latin interrogatorius, based on Latin interrogare, from inter- ‘between’ + rogare ‘ask’.
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