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
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
The numerical value of examination in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of examination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination.
In the U.S. it is quite cursory, it doesn’t take very long, the physician usually has not had much training in clinical breast examination.
After a preliminary examination we realized we were talking about Uranium-238, an extremely dangerous radioactive substance used to make 'dirty' nuclear bombs.
Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
Every affected person has been listed and this has been put before the Supreme Court and the court has decided, after extensive examination of their cases, what is to be paid and to whom.
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Translations for examination
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- فحص, إمتحان, إختبار, امتحانArabic
- и́зпит, прегледBulgarian
- examenCatalan, Valencian
- vyšetření, zkouškaCzech
- Erprobung, Prüfung, Überprüfung, Examen, Versuch, TestGerman
- examen, examinaciónSpanish
- آزمون, امتحانPersian
- tarkastus, tarkastelu, tentti, tutkintoFinnish
- esame, visitaItalian
- 診察, 試験Japanese
- ការប្រឡង, ការពិនិត្យKhmer
- 試驗, 시험Korean
- quaestio, inquisitioLatin
- proefwerk, examen, toetsDutch
- badanie, egzaminPolish
- examen, examinare, examen medical, consult medicalRomanian
- осмо́тр, рассмотре́ние, тест, экза́мен, прове́рка, медосмо́тр, иссле́дованиеRussian
- ispit, испитSerbo-Croatian
- tenta, tentamen, prov, undersökning, skrivningSwedish
- muayene, imtihan, sınavTurkish
- і́спит, екза́менUkrainian
- امتحان, پریکشاUrdu
- scarwaitaedje, egzamin, corwaitaedje, viziteWalloon
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