Examination

  • 1 examination — ex·am·i·na·tion n: the act or process of examining; esp: a formal questioning esp. in a court proceeding see also cross examination, direct examination, recross examination, redirect examination compare …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Examination — • A process prescribed or assigned for testing qualification; an investigation, inquiry Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Examination     Examination      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 examination — ex‧am‧i‧na‧tion [ɪgˌzæmˈneɪʆn] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] when you look closely at something in order to see what it is like or whether it is in good condition: • The cover up was designed to obstruct the auditor s examination of his… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Examination — mechanism that is part of the evaluation, which measures a candidate’s competence by one or more means such as written, oral, practical and observational (p. 3.9 ISO/IEC 17024:2003). Источник …

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  • 5 Examination — Ex*am i*na tion, n. [L. examinatio: cf. F. examination.] 1. The act of examining, or state of being examined; a careful search, investigation, or inquiry; scrutiny by study or experiment. [1913 Webster] 2. A process prescribed or assigned for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 examination — [n1] test, analysis assay, audit, battery, blue book*, breakdown, canvass, catechism, checking, checkup, cross examination, diagnosis, dissection, exam, experiment, exploration, final, grilling, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection,… …

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  • 7 examination — [eg zam΄ə nā′shən, igzam΄ə nā′shən] n. [ME examinacioun < OFr examination < L examinatio: see EXAMINE] 1. an examining or being examined; investigation; inspection; checkup; scrutiny; inquiry; testing 2. means or method of examining 3. a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Examination — Examination, lat. dtsch, Entseelung, Ohnmacht; Muthlosigkeit …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 9 examination — late 14c., action of testing or judging; judicial inquiry, from O.Fr. examinacion, from L. examinationem (nom. examinatio), noun of action from pp. stem of examinare (see EXAMINE (Cf. examine)). Sense of test of knowledge is attested from 1610s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 examination — inspection, scrutiny, scanning, audit (see under SCRUTINIZE vb) Analogous words: questioning, interrogation, inquiry, catechism, quizzing or quiz (see corresponding verbs at ASK) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 examination — Examination, Examen …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 12 examination — ► NOUN 1) a detailed inspection or investigation. 2) a formal test of knowledge or proficiency in a subject or skill. 3) the action of examining …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 examination — noun 1 (formal) formal test ⇨ See also ↑exam ADJECTIVE ▪ certification (AmE), entrance ▪ final ▪ He has just completed his final examinations at São Paulo University. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 examination — n. test set of questions 1) to administer, conduct, give an examination 2) to draw up, make up an examination 3) to monitor, proctor, supervise an examination 4) to sit (BE), take an examination 5) to fail; pass an examination 6) a difficult,… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 examination — examinational, adj. /ig zam euh nay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of examining; inspection; inquiry; investigation. 2. the state of being examined. 3. the act or process of testing pupils, candidates, etc., as by questions. 4. the test itself; the list… …

    Universalium

  • 16 examination */*/*/ — UK [ɪɡˌzæmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms examination : singular examination plural examinations 1) [countable] formal an exam 1) sit/take an examination: Students will sit a two hour examination at the end of the year. 2)… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 examination — ex|am|i|na|tion W2S3 [ıgˌzæmıˈneıʃən] n 1.) formal a spoken or written test of knowledge, especially an important one = ↑exam ▪ The examination results will be announced in September. ▪ He s already taken the entrance examination . 2.) [U and C]… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 Examination — To examine somebody or something is to inspect it closely; hence, an examination is a detailed inspection or analysis of an object or person. In an academic or professional context, examinations (or exams for short) are tests which aim to… …

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  • 19 examination — ex|am|i|na|tion [ ıg,zæmı neıʃn ] noun *** 1. ) count an occasion when a doctor looks carefully at someone s body to make certain they are healthy: The doctor will give you a full examination before the trip. a ) count or uncount a careful look… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 examination — Synonyms and related words: Pap test, Socratic method, airing, analysis, anatomic diagnosis, appraisal, article, asking, assessment, assize, audition, biological diagnosis, biopsy, blue book, bringing into question, buzz session, canvassing,… …

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