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examination meaning

EN[-eɪʃən]
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WExamination
  • Examination may refer to:
  • Physical examination, a medical procedure
  • Questioning and more specific forms thereof, for example in law:
  • Cross-examination
  • Direct examination
  • Test (assessment), informally "exam"
  • See also
  • Analysis
  • Appraisal (disambiguation)
  • Evaluation
  • Investigation (disambiguation)
  • Study (disambiguation)

    Definition of examination in English Dictionary

  • NounPLexaminationsPREexa-SUF-ation
    1. The act of examining.
      1. [The researchers] noticed many of their pieces of [plastic marine] debris sported surface pits around two microns across. Such pits are about the size of a bacterial cell. Closer examination showed that some of these pits did, indeed, contain bacteria, […].
    2. Particularly, an inspection by a medical professional to establish the extent and nature of any sickness or injury.
      1. A formal test involving answering written or oral questions with no or limited access to text books or the like.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Professor Burns will be invigilating over the final examinations to ensure that the students do not cheat.
          • Neurological examination revealed upper thoracic myeloradiculopathy probably of neoplastic origin with sensory localization to D5 spinal level.
          • A microscopical examination of the yeast taken from these rapid vigorous fermentations will only be able to give useful conclusions in one respect.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Examination at age 52 demonstrated a pseudobulbar affect.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The Constitutional Council shall, as of right, carry out such an examination.
          • The former problem student surpassed his instructor's expectations and scored top marks on his examination.
          • The class will culminate with a rigorous examination.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
        Related Links:
        1. en examination-in-chief
        2. en examinations
        3. en examinational
        4. en examinationless
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Grammatically, this word "examination" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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