Meaning of “exam” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ɪɡˈzæm/
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Good luck with your exam!You'll have to work harder, if you want to pass this exam.We're preparing the students for their end-of-year exam.She studied her notes before the exam.Last year's exam results were poor.

A2 an official test of how much you know about something, or how well you can do something:

a geography exam
to fail/pass an exam
UK to sit/ UK/US to take (= do) an exam

a series of medical tests:

an eye exam

(Definition of “exam” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)