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examination

noun
 
 
/ɪɡˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən/
[C or U] the process of checking something carefully in order to discover new information or prove particular facts: examination of sth The review includes a detailed examination of city records. close/comprehensive/careful examination
[C] ( also exam) a formal test that you must pass in order to earn a particular qualification or to be allowed to do a particular job: take/pass/fail an examination Shortly after taking the bar examination he was offered a position at a local law firm. a certification/qualification/licensing examination
→  See also cross-examination , direct examination , examination-in-chief , re-examination , regulatory examination
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…
(Definition of examination from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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