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
British National Corpus
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
A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.
The examination gave me bad news; I have a small cancer in the left testicle.
Sometimes on the day of the examination they can have results. Sometimes they find that further studies are needed.
The taxpayer -- that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.
Nothing will make us so charitable and tender to the faults of others, as, by self-examination, thoroughly to know our own.
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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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