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verb [transitive] legal     cross-examine pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participlecross-examining
past tensecross-examined
past participlecross-examined
  1. to ask a witness questions during a trial after another lawyer has already asked them questions
    1. a.
      to ask someone a lot of questions, usually in an unfriendly way

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     cross-examination pronunciation in American English
noun [countable/uncountable]
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under cross-examination:

The witness broke down under cross-examination.

subject someone to (a) cross-examination:

The police officer was subjected to a lengthy and aggressive cross-examination.


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