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exam
American English: /ɪɡˈzæm/
British English: /ɪɡˈzam/
, /ɛɡˈzam/

Translation of exam in Spanish:

noun

for examples see → examination 1
  • 1.1 (Sch, Univ) (before noun) I've got exam nerves
    estoy nerviosa por el examen
    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.
    1.2 (American English) (Medicine) a routine medical exam
    un reconocimiento or examen médico de rutina
    una revisación médica de rutina (River Plate area)
    Example sentences
    • 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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