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a question phrased in such a way as to suggest the desired answer

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ICM was in breach of rule 33(d) of the code of conduct relating to leading questions.
It's a tough brief, but for a city with rapidly growing wealth, an expanding population, and a pointed desire to be seen through an internationalist lens, Hou's leading question may provoke some challenging answers.
The appointment-setting strategy Miller describes in the sales training video focuses on four attraction techniques: using a set-up sentence based on research conducted around the prospect's business, asking a leading question, offering a tantalizing reason to meet, and proposing a next step.
Participants in one set were asked a leading question to prime a belief in moral realism: "Do you agree that some things are just morally right or wrong, good or bad, wherever you happen to be from in the world?
A leading question is whether the bad data caused the drone's operator to inadvertently land the aircraft in Iran without knowing it was in Iran.
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This is a leading question because it contains the desired answer.
Mary, Queen of Scots Leading question Despite all the unease over the Man United side to face Hull, if Phil Brown, in order to save Premier League status, had to pick between his own side and the side United will field, which way he would jump?
However, not every leading question will elicit the yes or no answer you desire, particularly if the witness wants to avoid that answer.
Differing from a qualifier, the leading question has a sharper edge and mixes in a bit of guilt and persuasion.
At the end of a long interview in the London Times kicking off a lecture tour, Watson was asked a leading question and rather than ducking, averred that he was "inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa" because "all our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence is the same as ours, whereas all the testing says not really.
Share a small amount of information with the class by posing a leading question or two.
The Leading Question said that MP3-enabled handsets needed to be shown as plausible entertainment devices with back-up and dual-download facilities.
One leading question is whether exposure to high levels of allergens in buildings triggers new-onset allergies.
Your mother's admission was recklessly indiscreet, but you had asked her a very pointed leading question.