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Translation of "examine" - English-Spanish dictionary

examine

verb   /ɪɡˈzæm·ɪn/ ( present participle examining, past tense and past participle examined)
to look at someone or something very carefully, especially to try to discover something examinar She picked up the knife and examined it carefully. He was examined by a doctor as soon as he arrived.
formal to test someone to see how much they know or how well they can do something examinar You’ll be examined in three main areas: speaking, listening, and reading.
(Definition of examine from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

examine

verb /iɡˈzӕmin/
to look at closely; to inspect closely inspeccionar, examinar They examined the animal tracks and decided that they were those of a fox.
(of a doctor) to inspect the body of thoroughly to check for disease etc examinar The doctor examined the child and said she was healthy.
to consider carefully examinar The detectives must examine the facts.
to test the knowledge or ability of (students etc) examinar The test examines the students’ ability to speak French.
to question interrogar The lawyer examined the witness in the court case.
examination noun
(a) close inspection inspección, examen The police made a thorough examination of the area where the crime took place On examination, the patient was discovered to have appendicitis.
(also exam) a test of knowledge or ability examen school examinations She is going to take a French/dancing exam (also adjective) examination/exam papers He failed/passed the English exam.
(a) formal questioning (eg of a witness). interrogatorio
examiner noun
a person who examines. examinador
(Definition of examine from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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