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Noun: examination  ig,za-mu'ney-shun
  1. The act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
    - scrutiny
  2. A set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    "when the examination was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions";
    - exam, test
  3. Formal systematic questioning
    - interrogation, interrogatory
  4. A detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
    - examen
  5. The act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned
    - testing
  6. A thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    - checkup, medical checkup, medical examination, medical exam, medical, health check

Derived forms: examinations

Type of: communicating, communication, inquiring, introspection, investigating, investigation, questioning, self-contemplation, self-examination

Encyclopedia: Examination