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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided during direct questioning.

Usage examples (31)
  • "I can't wait to get Wende on cross-examination," Dershowitz says.
  • His cross-examination style carries over from years as a prosecutor.
  • The jury also grew impatient with Apfel's relentless cross-examination.
  • In week five, the defense scored point after point on cross-examination. for more
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