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Definition of "interpellation" [in•ter•pel•la•tion]

  • The act of interpellating (questioning); the period in which government officials are questioned about and explain an act, a policy or a point raised during a debate. (noun)
  • The act of interpellating: the act of identification. (noun)
  • The act of interpelling: interruption. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "interpellation" in a sentence
  • "The real reason for the avoidance of the interpellation was the"
  • "The interpellation was the fifth faced by Matti Vanhanen's (centre) second government."
  • "And now M. Raynal appears with a project for more effectually establishing the domination of the parliamentary majority by giving it the right to adjourn once a week for six successive weeks, all debates on any 'interpellation' to which the"