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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin interpellāre, from interpellō (I interrupt, I hinder). Compare Italian interpellare, Spanish and Portuguese interpelar, English interpellate.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.tɛʁ.pə.le/, /ɛ̃.tɛʁ.pɛ.le/, /ɛ̃.tɛʁ.pe.le/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

interpeller

  1. (transitive) to call out to
  2. (transitive) to question, to interrogate; to address (of police etc.)
    1. (transitive, by extension) to apprehend, to arrest
      Synonym: appréhender
  3. (transitive, politics) to interpellate (question formally concerning official or governmental policy)

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