Meaning of interpellate

in•ter•pel•late

Pronunciation: (in"tur-pel'āt, in-tûr'pu-lāt"), [key]
— -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
  1. to call formally upon (a minister or member of a government) in interpellation.
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