Interrogatories
Interrogatory In`ter*rog"a*to*ry, n.; pl. {Interrogatories}. [Cf. F. interrogatoire.] A formal question or inquiry; esp. (Law), a question or series of questions asked in writing, usually as part of a lawsuit. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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  • interrogatories — noun demands, inquiries, pretrial inquiries, questioning, questions, written requests for information Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 interrogatories n. During discovery b …   Law dictionary

  • Interrogatories — In law, interrogatories (also known as Requests for Further Information) are a formal set of written questions propounded by one litigant and required to be answered by an adversary, in order to clarify matters of evidence and help to determine… …   Wikipedia

  • interrogatories — /int3r6g3t(6)riyz/ A set or series of written questions drawn up for the purpose of being propounded to a party, witness, or other person having information of interest in the case. A pretrial discovery device consisting of written questions… …   Black's law dictionary

  • interrogatories — /int3r6g3t(6)riyz/ A set or series of written questions drawn up for the purpose of being propounded to a party, witness, or other person having information of interest in the case. A pretrial discovery device consisting of written questions… …   Black's law dictionary

  • interrogatories — Questions addressed to a person, especially a witness. Questions propounded in writing or orally in obtaining a deposition. 23 Am J2d Dep § 1. Questions propounded in obtaining a discovery. Questions submitted in writing by the plaintiff for… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • interrogatories — n. question, inquiry; official question, written question (Law)in·ter·rog·a·to·ry || ‚ɪntÉ™ rÉ‘gÉ™tÉ”rɪ / rÉ’gÉ™trɪ adj. containing a question, expressing a question; questioning, inquisitive, interrogativein·ter·rog·a·to·ry ||… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • special interrogatories — Interrogatories contained in or referred to in a bill in equity, constituting a definite part of such a bill according to traditional equity practice. 27 Am J2d Equity § 181. Interrogatories directed to the jury upon a request for a special… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • cross-interrogatories — Interrogatories propounded in the cross examination of a deponent …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • general interrogatories — Interrogatories contained or referred to in a bill in equity, constituting a definite part of such a bill under traditional equity practice. 27 Am J2d Equity § 181 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • form interrogatories — Preprinted sets of questions that one party in a lawsuit asks an opposing party during the discovery process. Form interrogatories cover the issues commonly encountered in the kind of lawsuit at hand. For example, there are form interrogatories… …   Law dictionary

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