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interpellation

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Etymology

Coined by French Marxist philosopher Louis Althousser

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Noun

Singular
interpellation

Plural
s

interpellation (s)
  1. (uncountable) The act of interpelling or interrupting; interruption.
  2. (uncountable) The act of interposing or interceding; intercession.
  3. (countable) An act of interpellating, or of demanding of an officer an explanation of his action; imperative or peremptory questioning; a point raised in a debate.
  4. (countable) An official summons or citation.

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