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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
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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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