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examination

ex·am·i·na·tion

examination

 
 
pronunciation:
ihg zae mih neI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or result of close inspection or thorough evaluation.
synonyms:
canvass, going-over, inspection, investigation, perusal, scrutiny, study
similar words:
analysis, assessment, check, observation, probe, scan, survey
definition 2: a test used to evaluate knowledge, ability, or fitness.
synonyms:
exam, test
similar words:
checkup, comp, final, oral, physical, quiz
definition 3: in law, formal interrogation.
synonyms:
interrogation
similar words:
inquest, inquiry, inquisition, questioning, third degree
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derivation: examinational (adj.)
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