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interpellate

in·ter·pel·late

interpellate

 
pronunciation:
In tr pe leIt [or] ihn tuhr p leIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: interpellated, interpellates, interpellating
definition: to subject (a government official) to formal questioning, as before a legislative body.
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derivations: interpellant (n.), interpellator (n.)
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