Definitions for examenɪgˈzeɪ mən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•a•menɪgˈzeɪ mən(n.)

  1. (in the Roman Catholic Church) an examination, as of conscience.

    Category: Religion

Origin of examen:

1600–10; < L exāmen swarm of bees, device for weighing, balance <*exag-s-men <*exag-, base of exigere to drive out, inquire into, examine (see exact )

Princeton's WordNet

  1. examen, examination(noun)

    a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)

  2. examen(noun)

    a critical study (as of a writer's work)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Examen(adj)

    examination; inquiry

Translations for examen

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(a) close inspection

Make a thorough examination of the area where the crime took place; On examination the patient was discovered to have appendicitis.

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