questioning

  • 1questioning — index conversation, cross examination, cross questioning, cynical, dissenting, doubtful, inconvincible, incredulous …

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  • 2questioning — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ careful, close (esp. BrE) ▪ direct ▪ She decided to confront her boss about the situation with direct questioning. ▪ intensive …

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  • 3questioning — n. 1) close ( intensive ) questioning 2) under questioning (under close questioning by the district attorney) * * * [ kwestʃ(ə)nɪŋ] close ( intensive ) questioning under questioning (under close questioning by the district attorney) …

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  • 4questioning — ques|tion|ing1 [ kwestʃənıŋ ] noun uncount * a situation in which people, for example the police, ask someone questions: Other members of the family have been brought in for questioning. questioning ques|tion|ing 2 [ kwestʃənıŋ ] adjective 1. )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5questioning — I UK [ˈkwestʃ(ə)nɪŋ] / US [ˈkwestʃənɪŋ] noun [uncountable] * a situation in which people, for example the police, ask someone questions Other members of the family have been brought in for questioning. II UK [ˈkwestʃ(ə)nɪŋ] / US [ˈkwestʃənɪŋ]… …

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  • 6Questioning — is a major form of human thought and interpersonal communication. The term may have the following specific meanings.*Interrogation *Scepticism, a state of uncertainty or doubt, or of challenging a previously held belief *Questioning (sexuality… …

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  • 7questioning — questioningly, adv. /kwes cheuh ning/, adj. 1. indicating or implying a question: a questioning tone in her voice. 2. characterized by or indicating intellectual curiosity; inquiring: an alert and questioning mind. n. 3. an inquiry or… …

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  • 8questioning — ques|tion|ing [ˈkwestʃənıŋ] adj a questioning look or expression shows that you have doubts about something or need some information ▪ Mrs Carson gave Ruth a questioning look. >questioningly adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9questioning — [[t]kwe̱stʃənɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n If someone has a questioning expression on their face, they look as if they want to know the answer to a question. [WRITTEN] → See also question He raised a questioning eyebrow. Derived words: questioningly ADV ADV …

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  • 10questioning — adjective a questioning look or expression shows that you have doubts about something or need some information: the questioning eyes of a child questioningly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11questioning — un·questioning; questioning; …

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  • 12Questioning — Question Ques tion, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Questioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Questioning}.] [Cf. F. questionner. See {Question}, n.] 1. To ask questions; to inquire. [1913 Webster] He that questioneth much shall learn much. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13questioning — apklausa statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Mokymo metodas, kai per tam tikrą pamokos dalį mokiniai klausinėjami siekiant patikrinti jų žinių kokybę. Naudojama individualioji, frontalioji (vyksta tikrinamasis pokalbis su visa klase) ir… …

    Enciklopedinis edukologijos žodynas

  • 14questioning — apklausa statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Anketinis tikrinimo būdas (klausimais) tyrimo tikslais. atitikmenys: angl. questioning; survey vok. Befragung, f rus. опрос …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 15questioning — apklausa statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Žinių tikrinimas žodžiu. atitikmenys: angl. questioning; survey vok. Befragung, f rus. опрос …

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  • 16questioning — 1. noun a) The action of asking questions; a survey; an inquiry. b) The act of challenging, wondering and doubting. 2. adjective Characterized by questions, inquisitiveness …

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  • 17questioning — Synonyms and related words: Pyrrhonic, Socratic method, agnostic, answering, asking, bringing into question, catechetical method, catechistic, catechization, catechizing, challenge, communicating, communicational, communional, conversational,… …

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  • 18questioning — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. interrogation, catechism, inquest; see examination 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Eager to acquire knowledge: curious, inquiring, inquisitive, investigative. See INVESTIGATE. 2. Refusing or reluctant to believe …

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  • 19questioning — ques·tion·ing || kwestʃənɪŋ n. investigation, interrogation ques·tion || kwestʃən n. query; difficulty, problem; doubt, reservation; dispute, controversy; subject of discussion or controversy v. investigate, examine; cast doubt on, have… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20questioning — [ˈkwestʃ(ə)nɪŋ] noun [U] a situation in which people ask someone questions …

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