a question concerning the reality of an alleged event or circumstance in a trial by jury, usually determined by the jury.
noun 1. a question concerning a rule or the legal effect or consequence of an event or circumstance, usually determined by a court or judge.
- Question period
noun 1. (sometimes not capital) (in Canadian parliamentary procedure) a period of time set aside each day for members of parliament to question government ministers Official name Oral Questions French name questions orales Compare question time
noun, Parliamentary Procedure. 1. a time set aside in a session during which members of a parliament may question a minister or ministers regarding state affairs. noun 1. (in parliamentary bodies of the British type) a period of time set aside each day for members to question government ministers
[kwes-ter, kwee-ster] /ˈkwɛs tər, ˈkwi stər/ noun, Roman History. 1. . [kwes-ter, kwee-ster] /ˈkwɛs tər, ˈkwi stər/ noun, Roman History. 1. one of two subordinates of the consuls serving as public prosecutors in certain criminal cases. 2. (later) one of the public magistrates in charge of the state funds, as treasury officers or those attached […]