Examination



[ig-zam-uh-ney-shuh n] /ɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of ; inspection; inquiry; investigation.
2.
the state of being .
3.
the act or process of testing pupils, candidates, etc., as by questions.
4.
the test itself; the list of questions asked.
5.
the answers, statements, etc., made by one .
6.
Law. formal interrogation.
/ɪɡˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of examining or state of being examined
2.
(education)

3.
(med)

4.
(law) the formal interrogation of a person on oath, esp of an accused or a witness
n.

late 14c., “action of testing or judging; judicial inquiry,” from Old French examinacion, from Latin examinationem (nominative examinatio), noun of action from past participle stem of examinare (see examine). Sense of “test of knowledge” is attested from 1610s.

examination ex·am·i·na·tion (ĭg-zām’ə-nā’shən)
n.
An investigation or inspection for the purpose of diagnosis.

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