interpellate

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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 chief of the deputation of the burghers was then heard addressing an interpellation to Mynheer Bowelt, whom he requested to let them know where the other deputies, his colleagues, were.
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'We can put in place where our senior citizens the commission can provide for a venue for senior citizens for their complaints and [a venue] that acts on their complaints,' Zubiri said during the interpellations.
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The office reviewed the ministerial replies referred from the Council of Ministers, a number of parliamentary questions and interpellations by Majlis A'Shura members addressed to a number of public departmets.
The members reviewed the ministerial replies referred from the Council of Ministers, a number of parliamentary questions and interpellations by members addressed to a number of public departments.
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.
In keeping with the ruling family's deep-seated reluctance to compromise when it comes to the status of its members, the prime minister was spared a degree of public scrutiny through a closed-door interpellation. The privacy condition was also based on precedent, and was in keeping with earlier interpellations of ruling family members resulting in questioning sessions -- for example that of Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad al-Khalid al-Sabah in 1998.