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in·ter·ro·gate / inˈterəˌgāt/ • v. [tr.] ask questions of (someone, esp. a suspect or a prisoner) closely, aggressively, or formally. ∎  Comput. obtain data from (a computer file, database, storage device, or terminal). ∎  (of an electronic device) transmit a signal to (another device, esp. one on a vehicle) to obtain a response giving information about identity, condition, etc. DERIVATIVES: in·ter·ro·ga·tor / -ˌgātər/ n.

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interrogate XV. f. pp. stem of L. interrogāre, f. INTER- + rogāre ask; see ROGATION, -ATE3.
So interrogation XIV. — (O)F. or L. interrogative, interrogatory XVI. — late L.

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