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verb [transitive] interrogate pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈterəɡeɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyinterrogate
he/she/itinterrogates
present participleinterrogating
past tenseinterrogated
past participleinterrogated
  1. 1
    to ask someone, for example a prisoner or criminal, a lot of questions in an angry or threatening way, in order to get information
    The suspects were interrogated by local police.
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