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cross-examine in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcross-examineˌcross-exˈamine verb [transitive]  SCTto ask someone questions about something that they have just said, to see if they are telling the truth, especially in a court of lawsee thesaurus at askcross-examination noun [countable, uncountable] He broke down under cross-examination.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
cross-examineThe first lawyer cross-examined the defendant for over three hours.Such as, why did Vecchi go and cross-examine the Fraser girl.Should the parties be allowed to examine and cross-examine witnesses?