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questioning
-preguntando
Present participle ofquestion.

questioning

questioning(
kwehs
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chih
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nihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of interrogating)
a. el interrogatorio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The criminal cracked under police questioning.El criminal se quebró ante el interrogatorio de la policía.
2. (act of doubting)
a. el cuestionamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The work of these poets clearly represents a questioning of industrialization.La obra de estos poetas claramente representa un cuestionamiento de la industrialización.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (curious)
a. inquisitivo
The student gave his chemistry professor a puzzled, questioning look.El estudiante lanzó una mirada perpleja e inquisitiva a su profesora de química.
b. inquisidor
"Are you sure that's a good idea?" said my mother in a questioning voice."¿Estás seguro de que eso es una buena idea?" dijo mi madre con voz inquisidora.
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questioning
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (interrogation)
a. el interrogatorio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
he was held for questioning by the policela policía lo detuvo para interrogarlo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (look, mind)
a. inquisitivo(a)
questioning [ˈkwestʃənɪŋ]
adjective
[+tone, mind] inquisitivo; inquisidor
she gave him a questioning look le lanzó una mirada inquisitiva or inquisidora
Alex looked up, a questioning look on his face there was a questioning look in her eyes "I hope you haven't touched anything," the inspector added in a questioning tone
noun
1 (interrogation) interrogatorio (m)
he is wanted for questioning by police la policía requiere su presencia para someterlo a un interrogatorio
he had remained silent during police questioning he confessed under police questioning it can be devastating to go through the ordeal of police questioning, only to learn that the police have decided not to prosecute Despite persistent questioning, he steadfastly refused to name his accomplices the pilot will today face questioning over why he took off in such atrocious conditions
2 (doubting) cuestionamiento (m); puesta (f) en duda
There might also be some questioning of his ability to keep a secret he is the subject of continual questioning about his fitness to govern he is alarmed by revisionist questioning of the holocaust what is needed is a thorough questioning of risk and reward
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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