compound question

Definition of "compound question"
  1. A query that encompasses more than one issue, which can be objected to in court sessions or depositions and, if objected, must be rephrased into separate inquiries
How to use "compound question" in a sentence
  1. The defense attorney objected to the compound question posed by the prosecutor.
  2. The plaintiff was confused by the compound question, not knowing which aspect to answer first.
  3. To avoid confusion, the lawyer broke down the compound question into simpler ones.

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