Meaning of “external examination” in the English Dictionary

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"external examination" in British English

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external examinationnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪkˌstɜː.nəl ɪɡ.zæm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us /ɪkˌstɝː.nəl ɪɡ.zæm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ UK

an exam arranged by people outside a student's own school, college, or university

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

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