Meaning of examination

ex•am•i•na•tion

Pronunciation: (ig-zam"u-nā'shun), [key]
— 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 of questions asked.
  5. the answers, statements, etc., made by one examined.
  6. formal interrogation.
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