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English definition of “test”

test

noun
 
/test/
A1 a set of questions to find out how much someone knows or how well someone can do something: a driving test You have to take a test.
B1 a short medical examination of part of your body or of something such as blood that is taken from your body: a blood test The doctors have done some tests to try to find out what’s wrong with her.
(Definition of test noun from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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