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testingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtes·tɪŋ/
the ​act or ​practice of giving ​tests to ​measure someone's ​knowledge or ​ability: Statewide testing ​begins this ​fall.
(Definition of testing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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testingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtestɪŋ/
the ​process of using or ​trying something to see if it ​works, is suitable, obeys the ​rules, etc.: to conduct/carry out testing Once the toys ​reach the US, the ​company will ​conduct testing using a lead-detection ​device.undergo testing Products will not receive ​approval without undergoing ​adequate testing. compliance testing component/​software testing Our socially ​responsiblecriteriaexcludescompanies that ​conduct animal testing for ​cosmetic or ​personalcareproducts. testing ​procedures/a testing ​program
HR the ​process of ​asking someone ​questions to discover what they know, if they are suitable for a ​job, etc.: Multiple-choice testing has not always been the most ​accurateassessment of ​candidates' ​abilities.
a testing ground a ​place or a ​situation in which you can ​try new ​ideas and ​methods to see if they ​work: The UK ​retailer is ​planning to use Cite ​Europe as a testing ​ground for ​overseasexpansion. a ​place where ​machines, ​cars, etc. are ​tested to see if they ​work correctly: The airfield is a testing ​ground for the ​aircraft.
(Definition of testing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “testing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 困难的,棘手的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 困難的,棘手的…
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