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"exam" in British English

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examnoun [C]

uk   /ɪɡˈzæm/ us   /ɪɡˈzæm/ formal examination
A2 a test of a student's knowledge or skill in a particular subject : American students ranked fourth in those taking the geography exam. I failed my physics exam, but I passed chemistry. an examination paper exam results

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

"exam" in American English

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examnoun [C]

us   /ɪɡˈzæm/ also examination, /ɪɡˌzæm·əˈneɪ·ʃən/
a test of a student’s knowledge or skill in a particular subject: The final exams are scheduled for next week.
(Definition of exam from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"exam" in Business English

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examnoun [C]

uk   /ɪɡˈzæm/ us   also examination
a formal test that you must pass in order to earn a particular qualification or be allowed to do a particular job: take/pass/fail an exam Candidates for supervisory jobs must take a written exam. bar/civil-service/licensing exam
(Definition of exam from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “exam”
in Arabic امْتِحان…
in Korean 시험…
in Portuguese exame…
in Catalan examen…
in Japanese 試験…
in Chinese (Simplified) 考试…
in Turkish sınav, imtihan, muayene…
in Russian экзамен, осмотр, обследование…
in Chinese (Traditional) 考試…
in Italian esame…
in Polish egzamin, badanie…
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