examination

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examination

Plural
examinations

  1. (countable) An examination is a formal test, usually important and often at the end of a course.
    Did you pass the English examination last week?
    OK, class. Time is up. Please hand in your examination papers.
  2. (countable & uncountable) Examination is the act of looking at something very carefully.
    The teachers and parents worked together in a closer examination of the problems grade seven students face.
    The question of changing the law is currently under examination.
    On closer examination, we found that we had made a mistake.

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