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English definition of “screening”

screening

noun uk   /ˈskriː.nɪŋ/ us  

screening noun (CINEMA)

[C] a showing of a film: There will be three screenings of the film - at 3 p.m., 5 p.m., and 7 p.m.Cinema - general words

screening noun (EXAMINATION)

[C or U] a test or examination to discover if there is anything wrong with someone: regular screening(s) for cervical cancerMedical examinationTesting, checking and experimenting
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