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

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screeningnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈskriːnɪŋ/
HR a ​process in which someone's previous ​jobs, ​personalactivities, 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 ​temporarystaff.
PRODUCTION tests or ​examinations to discover if there is anything wrong with something: screening ​process.
(Definition of screening from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “screening”
in Chinese (Simplified) 戏院, 电影放映, 播出…
in Chinese (Traditional) 戲院, 電影放映, 播出…
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