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One of the local reporters assured me Garrison would put in an appearance for the cross-examination, but as the courtroom settled down and the rear doors were closed, there was no sign of him.
James Kirkwood

Meaning of "cross-examination" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CROSS-EXAMINATION

cross-examination  [ˌkrɒsɪɡzæmɪˈneɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CROSS-EXAMINATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cross-Examination is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CROSS-EXAMINATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cross-examination

In law, cross-examination is the interrogation of a witness called by one's opponent. It is preceded by direct examination and may be followed by a redirect.

Definition of cross-examination in the English dictionary

The definition of cross-examination in the dictionary is the questioning of a witness about the evidence he or she has given. Other definition of cross-examination is relentless questioning.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CROSS-EXAMINATION


combination
ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃən
contamination
kənˌtæmɪˈneɪʃən
coordination
kəʊˌɔːdɪˈneɪʃən
designation
ˌdɛzɪɡˈneɪʃən
destination
ˌdɛstɪˈneɪʃən
determination
dɪˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən
discrimination
dɪˌskrɪmɪˈneɪʃən
domination
ˌdɒmɪˈneɪʃən
donation
dəʊˈneɪʃən
elimination
ɪˌlɪmɪˈneɪʃən
examination
ɪɡˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən
explanation
ˌɛkspləˈneɪʃən
illumination
ɪˌluːmɪˈneɪʃən
imagination
ɪˌmædʒɪˈneɪʃən
nation
ˈneɪʃən
nomination
ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən
origination
ɒˌrɪdʒɪˈneɪʃən
resignation
ˌrɛzɪɡˈneɪʃən
termination
ˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən
vaccination
ˌvæksɪˈneɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CROSS-EXAMINATION

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WORDS THAT END LIKE CROSS-EXAMINATION

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Synonyms and antonyms of cross-examination in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «cross-examination» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CROSS-EXAMINATION

Find out the translation of cross-examination to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cross-examination from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cross-examination» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

盘问
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

repreguntas
570 millions of speakers

English

cross-examination
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जिरह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاستجواب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Перекрестный допрос
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

interrogatório
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জেরা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contre-interrogatoire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemeriksaan balas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kreuzverhör
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

反対尋問
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

반대 심문
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pemeriksa salib
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự thẩm vấn lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குறுக்கு விசாரணையின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उलटतपासणी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çaprazlama sorgu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contraddittorio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cross-examination
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перехресний допит
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

eco-examinare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αντεξέταση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kruisondervraging
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

korsförhör
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kryssforhør
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cross-examination

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CROSS-EXAMINATION»

The term «cross-examination» is regularly used and occupies the 60.201 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CROSS-EXAMINATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cross-examination

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2 QUOTES WITH «CROSS-EXAMINATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cross-examination.
1
James Kirkwood
One of the local reporters assured me Garrison would put in an appearance for the cross-examination, but as the courtroom settled down and the rear doors were closed, there was no sign of him.
2
James Lipton
I was originally going to be a lawyer, and the only thing I remember from the art of cross-examination is - you can see this one coming up Sixth Avenue - never ask a question the answer to which you do not know.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CROSS-EXAMINATION»

Discover the use of cross-examination in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cross-examination and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Maccarthy on Cross-examination
Filled with illustrative cross examinations from actual cases, this book is your key to employing these proven techniques in your own practice.
Terence MacCarthy, 2007
2
The Cross-examination Edge: A Guide to Effective Questioning
This book shows you to take command of a courtroom, to the reveal the truth to everyone present, and often win or secure a favorable resolution for your client.
Peter D. Polchinski, 2010
3
Art of Advocacy Series: Cross Examination of Medical Experts
Renowned medico-legal authority Marshall Houts and others analyze the cross examinations of leading practitioners that illustrate: • the impeachment of an expert witness • proving a case through cross examination of an adverse medical ...
Marshall Houts, 2014
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Art of Advocacy Series: Cross Examination of Non-Medical Experts
Cross examinations are contributed by Richard Caulfield, Ronald Krist, Paul Luvera, Robert Ely, Richard Sommer, Scott Baldwin, Fred Peters, Bruce Walkup, Frank Raichle, Stanley Preiser, Adrian Schoone, Joseph L. Young and Leonard Decof.
Robert L. Habush, 2011
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Go for It!: Cross-Examination to Closing: How to Win an ...
Then, on to closing argument: the case is already won. Or is it? This book gives examples of how to draw on emotion to achieve multi-million dollar verdicts not once, but nearly every time.
Raymond P. Niro, 2009
6
Culture Under Cross-Examination: International Justice and ...
An examination of the challenges posed by the largely unfamiliar culture in which the Special Court for Sierra Leone operates.
Tim Kelsall, 2009
7
Examination and Cross-examination of Experts in Forensic ...
Considered a "roadmap" for getting polygraph evidence admitted in court cases. Provides attorneys with ideal formats to depose their experts when laying the foundation for the admissibility of polygraph examination results.
James Allan Matté, 2000
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Evidence: Examples & Explanations
Cross-examination is limited to two areas of inquiry: (1) topics involved in the witness's direct examination and (2) topics concerning the witness's credibility. This is the ''scope of direct'' rule for controlling the coverage of cross-examination,  ...
Arthur Best, 2009
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The Deposition Handbook: A Guide to Help You Give a Winning ...
Cross-examination. in a deposition is when you are a witnessforone side in a lawsuit, and an attorney representing another side questions you. Deposition cross- examination differs from that at trial in many respects. Cross-examination at trial ...
Virginia A. Lathan, 2008
10
The Cross Examination of Oliver Finney
When a judge named Oliver Finney is kidnapped, his rescue depends on the ability of his former law clerk, Nikki Moreno, to decipher clues hidden in a popular theology book titled The Cross Examination of Jesus Christ. Original.
Randy D. Singer, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CROSS-EXAMINATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cross-examination is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Hearing on Simcox cross-examining child accusers begins
A child's key fears when testifying in court is the cross-examination and seeing the defendant, she said, adding that combining the two would be ... «azcentral.com, Jul 15»
2
DNA queried as Myanmar men go on trial for murder of UK tourists
Cross-examination centered on why police were slow to seal off the scene, why Miller's body was moved before medics or a forensics team had ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
3
Settlement reached in judge's case against former DA
During cross-examination, Smith also said he had made “unprofessional comments” about police officers in emails. He once “sternly and ... «Charlotte Observer, Jul 15»
4
Family testifies in suit over police killing of dog
On cross-examination by Yu, Saathoff admitted he paid nothing for Dog and had earned nothing from Dog. Saathoff also said he was ... «Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette, Jul 15»
5
Crupi SUV debate: Key piece of circumstantial evidence?
However, under cross-examination by defense lawyer Mario F. Gallucci, LaMatina said he couldn't identify the vehicle's driver or the license ... «SILive.com, Jul 15»
6
UPDATED: Drew Peterson's murder-for-hire trial again delayed
Among the issues to be decided before trial is a request by prosecutors to allow cross-examination of Peterson, should he choose to testify. «The Southern, Jul 15»
7
DUI conviction comes 20 years after arrest
Throughout cross-examination of Macki, Brand attempted to show the jury how much Macki did not remember from the night. "Details are critical ... «WDAZ, Jul 15»
8
Kids Say the Funniest Things: Divorce Speak from the Mouths of …
Despite my career of training as a divorce lawyer, these were some of the hardest cross-examination questions that I could have imagined: 1. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
9
Firearms expert: Pruitte's gun matched murder weapon
Under cross-examination from Will County Assistant Public Defender Jason Strzelecki, Nally acknowledged she had not taken the gun apart to ... «Suburban Life Publications, Jul 15»
10
'I don't know how anybody could be so stupid,' 92-year-old victim …
During cross-examination, Howard asked Tekavec several questions to determine if she could remember dates, times and the frequency that ... «WTAE Pittsburgh, Jul 15»

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