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English definition of “examination”

examination

noun uk   /ɪɡˌzæm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us  
B2 [C or U] the act of looking at or considering something carefully in order to discover something: a post-mortem examination I had to have/undergo a medical examination when I joined the pension scheme. The evidence is still under examination (= being examined). I thought it was paint at first, but on closer examination I realized it was dried blood. A2 [C] formal an exam
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