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Dictionary definition for: Examination

1. (n) the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)

2. (n) a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"

3. (n) formal systematic questioning

4. (n) examination of conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)

5. (n) the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned

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