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examinant Line breaks: exam¦in|ant
Pronunciation: /ɪɡˈzamɪnənt/

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Definition of examinant in English:


A person conducting a judicial or academic examination.
Example sentences
  • These examinants are unable to obtain access to the said books, papers and documents.
  • He insisted that examinants should go again to the house of John Campbell.
  • Boile hath confessed to this examinant and others that he had in Connaught 360 plough-lands and thirty-eight parsonages.


Early 17th century: from Latin examinant- 'weighing, testing', from the verb examinare (see examine).

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