Meaning of “entrance exam” in the English Dictionary


"entrance exam" in English

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entrance examnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈen.trəns ɪɡˌzæm/ us /ˈen.trəns ɪɡˌzæm/

Examples from literature

  • Besides this, you will be given free tutoring for the entrance exams, and afterward, so long as you remain on the team, in any studies with which you may have difficulty. 
  • He did not know that the papers had been prepared individually, the tests given on the basis of the entrance exams he had taken back at New Chicago Primary Space School. 
  • In Canada of that era you didn't have to go to high school to enter university, you only had to pass the written government entrance exams. 
  • The problems weren't as difficult as the ones they gave us in the entrance exam. 

(Definition of “entrance exam” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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