Definitions for examinationɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ex•am•i•na•tion*ɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃən(n.)
the act of examining; inspection; inquiry; investigation.
the state of being examined.
the act or process of testing pupils, candidates, etc., as by questions.
the test itself; the list of questions asked.
the answers, statements, etc., made by one examined.
formal legal interrogation.
* Syn: examination , inspection , scrutiny refer to a looking at something. An examination is an orderly attempt to test or to obtain information about something, often something presented for observation: an examination of merchandise for sale. An inspection is usu. a formal and official examination: An inspection of the plumbing revealed a defective pipe. scrutiny implies a critical and minutely detailed examination: His testimony was given close scrutiny.
Origin of examination:
1350–1400; ME < L
the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
examination, exam, test(noun)
a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
"when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"
interrogation, examination, interrogatory(noun)
formal systematic questioning
a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
examination(noun)ɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃən
a close and thorough look at sth
a full medical examination; a thorough examination of the accident site
examinationɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃən
a detailed study
a thorough examination of the evidence
examinationɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃən
***students taking an examination
A formal test involving answering written or oral questions with no or limited access to text books or the like.
An inspection by a doctor or other medically qualified person to establish the extent and nature of any sickness or injury.
the act of examining, or state of being examined; a careful search, investigation, or inquiry; scrutiny by study or experiment
a process prescribed or assigned for testing qualification; as, the examination of a student, or of a candidate for admission to the bar or the ministry
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'examination' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2121
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'examination' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4078
Rank popularity for the word 'examination' in Nouns Frequency: #752
Translations for examination
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.
- deurkam,ŉ ondersoek instelAfrikaans
- فَحْص، تَحْقيقArabic
- examePortuguese (BR)
- die UntersuchungGerman
- εξέταση, έλεγχοςGreek
- inspección, examenSpanish
- بررسی؛ بازبینیFarsi
- athugun, skoðunIcelandic
- esame, controlloItalian
- apžiūrėjimas, tyrimasLithuanian
- apskate; pārbaude; izmeklēšanaLatvian
- inspekcja, badaniePolish
- بررسی؛ بازبینیPersian
- ازمينه، امتحان، پلټنهPashto
- granskning, undersökningSwedish
- inceleme, muayene, tetkikTurkish
- 檢查Chinese (Trad.)
- огляд; обстеженняUkrainian
- تفصیلی معائنہUrdu
- sự khảo sátVietnamese
- 检查Chinese (Simp.)
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