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interpellate

(ɪnˈtɜːpɛˌleɪt)
vb
(Parliamentary Procedure) (tr) parliamentary procedure (in European legislatures) to question (a member of the government) on a point of government policy, often interrupting the business of the day
[C16: from Latin interpellāre to disturb, from inter- + pellere to push]
inˌterpelˈlation n
inˈterpelˌlator n

interpellate


Past participle: interpellated
Gerund: interpellating

Imperative
interpellate
interpellate
Present
I interpellate
you interpellate
he/she/it interpellates
we interpellate
you interpellate
they interpellate
Preterite
I interpellated
you interpellated
he/she/it interpellated
we interpellated
you interpellated
they interpellated
Present Continuous
I am interpellating
you are interpellating
he/she/it is interpellating
we are interpellating
you are interpellating
they are interpellating
Present Perfect
I have interpellated
you have interpellated
he/she/it has interpellated
we have interpellated
you have interpellated
they have interpellated
Past Continuous
I was interpellating
you were interpellating
he/she/it was interpellating
we were interpellating
you were interpellating
they were interpellating
Past Perfect
I had interpellated
you had interpellated
he/she/it had interpellated
we had interpellated
you had interpellated
they had interpellated
Future
I will interpellate
you will interpellate
he/she/it will interpellate
we will interpellate
you will interpellate
they will interpellate
Future Perfect
I will have interpellated
you will have interpellated
he/she/it will have interpellated
we will have interpellated
you will have interpellated
they will have interpellated
Future Continuous
I will be interpellating
you will be interpellating
he/she/it will be interpellating
we will be interpellating
you will be interpellating
they will be interpellating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been interpellating
you have been interpellating
he/she/it has been interpellating
we have been interpellating
you have been interpellating
they have been interpellating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been interpellating
you will have been interpellating
he/she/it will have been interpellating
we will have been interpellating
you will have been interpellating
they will have been interpellating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been interpellating
you had been interpellating
he/she/it had been interpellating
we had been interpellating
you had been interpellating
they had been interpellating
Conditional
I would interpellate
you would interpellate
he/she/it would interpellate
we would interpellate
you would interpellate
they would interpellate
Past Conditional
I would have interpellated
you would have interpellated
he/she/it would have interpellated
we would have interpellated
you would have interpellated
they would have interpellated
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Verb1.interpellate - question formally about policy or government business
query, question - pose a question
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I won't deny that at sea, sometimes, the note of profanity was audible enough in those chiding interpellations a wet, cold, weary seaman addresses to his ship, and in moments of exasperation is disposed to extend to all ships that ever were launched - to the whole everlastingly exacting brood that swims in deep waters.
The request submitted by Dashti to Acting Parliament Speaker Adel Al-Kharafi comprises four points and goes in line with article 100 of the Constitution which provides that "Every member of the National Assembly may address to the Prime Minister and to Ministers interpellations with regard to matters falling within their competence.
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Namely, it is true that interpellations do not topple governments in Macedonia, as their sole purpose around the world is not used for toppling governments and ministers.
L'Assemblee du peuple a accepte de transformer 3 interpellations adressees au Premier ministre et aux ministres de l'Agriculture et de la Justice en une "demande de discussion generale" et deux demandes d'interpellation, dans une initiative de la chambre basse du Parlement d'apaiser les tensions avec le Conseil des ministres qui ne faisait plus bon menage avec le Parlement depuis deja des semaines.
On Monday, parliament refrained from discussing three interpellations submitted against the government of Kamal El-Ganzouri.
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