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a series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views
(law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office
a severe interrogation (often violating the rights or privacy of individuals)
interrogation often accompanied by torture to extort information or a confession
(law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination
(law) the initial questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness
redirect examination, reexamination
(law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination
the questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited); often conducted by journalists
report of a mission or task
employment interview, job interview
an interview to determine whether an applicant is suitable for a position of employment
an interview conducted over the telephone