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re-mark

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Pronunciation: /riːˈmɑːk
 
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Definition of re-mark in English:

verb

[with object]
Mark (an examination paper or piece of academic work) again: moderators may require that assignments which are not clearly marked and annotated be re-marked
More example sentences
  • Often, they will be willing to re-mark your work, giving you a few much-needed extra percentage points.
  • The bizarre story came to light after some candidates predicted top grades received marks as low as U (the lowest grade) for parts of their A-level assessment, and demanded that their papers be re-marked.
  • What the New Zealand Qualifications Authority has done this year is ensure that it has consistency across markers, and where it is necessary, it will in fact re-mark a whole exam to make it consistent.

noun

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An act of marking an examination or piece of academic work again: if you are convinced that the grades you have been given are not correct, you can ask for a re-mark
More example sentences
  • And he says a partial re-mark would put the students selected for special treatment at an advantage.
  • The next stage is that the school asks to see the exam papers and then either accepts the result, recognising that the student has performed below expectation, or requests a re-mark.
  • One can only wonder whether a parent getting lower-than-estimated grades would have recourse to a re-mark.

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