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Related to leading question: Loaded question
a question phrased in a manner that tends to suggest the desired answer, such as What do you think of the horrible effects of pollution?
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lead′ing ques′tion(ˈli dɪŋ)
a question so worded as to suggest the proper or desired answer.
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|Noun||1.||leading question - a question phrased in such a way as to suggest the desired answer; a lawyer may ask leading questions on cross-examination|
cross-examination - (law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination
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