Definition of exam in English:

exam

Syllabification: ex·am
Pronunciation: /iɡˈzam
 
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noun

1 short for examination (sense 2). he was likely to fail his exams again [as modifier]: exam results
More example sentences
  • The one upcoming thing I have is on Friday I'm going to get the results of the exams I took in January.
  • Students at Wyke College in Hull are still waiting for the correct results of exams they sat last summer.
  • Problems with the exams could mean results being delayed for both GCSEs and A-levels.
2 [with adjective or noun modifier] North American A medical test of a specified kind: routine eye exams
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  • This is what she had written on that questionnaire ages ago after her medical exam.
  • Some insurers and banks are needlessly holding up the process with medical exams.
  • There was no attempt to question that, no requirement for him to have a medical exam or attend for a re-test.

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