screening Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"screening" in British English

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screeningnoun

uk   us   /ˈskriː.nɪŋ/

screening noun (CINEMA)

[C] a ​showing of a ​film: There will be three screenings of the ​film - at 3 p.m., 5 p.m., and 7 p.m.

screening noun (EXAMINATION)

[C or U] a ​test or ​examination to ​discover if there is anything ​wrong with someone: regular screening(s) forcervicalcancer
(Definition of screening from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"screening" in Business English

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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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