- 1A detailed inspection or investigation: an examination of marketing behavior a medical examination is conducted without delayMore example sentences
- Seventeen of his patients had fatal angina confirmed by autopsy examinations.
- Detailed shoulder examinations were performed of both sides to assess range of motion, strength, and stability.
- Screening clinical and functional examinations preceded CT studies of the lungs.
- 1.1The action or process of conducting an inspection or investigation: the treaty is under examination by the Senate Foreign Relations CommitteeMore example sentences
- How we are to know that it is good for us without thorough examination through parliamentary processes is not explained.
- But the allegations about his conduct crumble on examination, he says.
- It calls for renewed examination of the processes whereby those families have been divided in the first place.
- 2A formal test of a person’s knowledge or proficiency in a particular subject or skill: he scraped through the examinations at the end of his first yearMore example sentences
- You and your child will be faced with plenty of tests and formal examinations in the years to come.
- The objective tests in the entrance examinations hardly speak of the candidate's knowledge, aptitude and attitude.
- The winner is selected on the marks achieved in written, practical and oral examinations along with project work.
- 3 Law The formal questioning of a witness in court.More example sentences
- At the Inquest examination of witnesses will bring out more evidence and detail.
- Generally speaking, judges have broad powers in directing the examination of witnesses.
- He has the same powers as the court in respect of the attendance and the examination of witnesses and the production of documents.
late Middle English (also in the sense 'testing (one's conscience) by a standard'): via Old French from Latin examinatio(n-), from examinare 'weigh, test' (see examine).