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examination

noun [C/U]  us   /ɪɡˌzæm·əˈneɪ·ʃən/ (short form exam)
the act or process of carefully looking at someone or something to learn about its condition or to discover facts: [C] You have to have a physical examination/exam in order to get life insurance. [U] The evidence is still under examination (= being examined).
Translations of “examination”
in Korean 시험, 진찰, 검진…
in Arabic امْتِحان, فَحْص…
in Portuguese exame…
in Catalan examen…
in Japanese 試験, 検査…
in Italian esame…
in Chinese (Traditional) 檢查, 審查, 調查…
in Russian обследование, рассмотрение, экзамен…
in Turkish inceleme, tetkik, sınav…
in Chinese (Simplified) 检查, 审查, 调查…
in Polish badanie, analiza, kontrola…
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