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English definition of “screening”

screening

noun [C or U]     /ˈskriːnɪŋ/
HR a process in which someone's previous jobs, personal activities, etc. are examined in order to find out if they are suitable or able to do a particular job: Employment screening does not always extend to temporary staff.
PRODUCTION tests or examinations to discover if there is anything wrong with something: screening process.
(Definition of screening noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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