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interrogatories

[in′tərog′ətôr′ēz]
Etymology: L, inter + rogare, to ask
(in law) a series of written questions submitted to a witness or other person having information of interest to the court. The answers are transcribed and are sworn to under oath. Interrogatories are used during the pretrial period as a means of discovery. They differ from depositions in that there is no opportunity for cross-examination. Compare deposition,discovery.
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