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1. a matter submitted to a court or other tribunal for judicial or quasi-judicial decision
2. question of fact (in English law) that part of the issue before a court that is decided by the jury
3. question of law (in English law) that part of the issue before a court that is decided by the judge
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The intermediary may not often conduct an entire online search for a user anymore, but even the traditional helping roles of the reference librarian are being questioned in a digital environment.
Yet neither socio-economic change as it affected women nor the public discourse about it fundamentally altered or seriously questioned the status of women in the family, from which the vast majority of Polish women continued to derive their prestige.
Until recently the agency's regional Commissioners were actually political appointees--many of whom openly questioned the authority of the national commissioner in Washington.
A member of the staff of the Ways and Means Committee questioned the Service's authority to issue these regulations without specific legislation.