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Definition of "cross-examination" []

  • The interrogating or questioning of a witness by the party against whom he or she has been called and examined. See examination. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cross-examination" in a sentence
  • ""Under the so-called 'cross-examination' he was playing with dates and distances only to find a discrepancy in Mrs. Yahya's testimony by confusing her.""
  • "To some he's a prankster cracking poker-faced one-liners, but to others his cross-examination of art-making is inspired, delightful and provocative in equal measures."
  • "I look to Charlie as Lucy starts undoing her laces, bracing myself for the more sophisticated cross-examination I assume is coming."