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examination

Translation of examination in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable [formal] (School, University) to take or (British also) sit an examination
    dar or hacer un examen
    rendir un examen (Southern Cone)
    tomar un examen (Mexico)
    examinarse (Spain)
    to pass an examination
    aprobar or pasar un examen
    salvar un examen (Uruguay)
    to fail an examination
    reprobar un examen
    suspender un examen (Spain)
    perder un examen (Uruguay)
    a history examination
    un examen de historia
    (before noun) examination board
    comisión (feminine) examinadora (Latin America)
    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.
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