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Law
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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I have never felt so wretched - seeing two tear-stained faces looking questioningly at me as if to say "Why did you leave us?
She was invited to sit down while the middleaged manager stood, looking questioningly at the open door.
So at the initial visit, immediately upon being seated fairly late one weeknight evening, I asked for the Octopus specialty and the sushi bar chef looked at me questioningly.
Yasmin looked at him questioningly and asked something in Arabic, to which he didn't respond.
Stewart went lbw to his first ball, with height the only question, whereas Hussain was so mystified to be given out to what was otherwise a leg-side wide, that he appeared to signal questioningly to Dunne, inquring as to how he was out.
Alida glanced at him questioningly and with a certain amusement.
With each piece she picked up, Ilse looked questioningly at him, and he nodded impassively.
Just promise me one thing," Malene pleaded, as Asi looked at her questioningly.
Owen began to look questioningly at his team-mates, complaining of a lack of support, before Upson superbly nodded clear Slobodan Markovic's menacing cross when Cole was again found out.
As he laughed at the bits he still found funny after seeing them umpteen times, and looked at me questioningly as a woman near the front found one scene hilarious for a reason completely unknown to the rest of us, it was difficult not to warm to him.
The teacher looked startled, reverential, then whispered back questioningly.
When he appeared in court Tuesday, his mother gestured to his newly shorn hair questioningly.