- 1 countable/numerable [formal] [Education/Educación] examen (masculine) to take o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) sit an examination dar* or hacer* or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) rendir* or (Mexico/México) tomar un examen, examinarse (Spain/España) to pass an examination aprobar* or pasar or (in Uruguay also/en Uruguay también) salvar un examen to fail an examination reprobar* or (Spain/España) suspender or (Uruguay) perder* un examen a history examination un examen de historia (before noun/delante del nombre) examination board tribunal (masculine), comisión (feminine) examinadora (Latin America/América Latina)More 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.
- 2 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable 2.1 (inspection — of accounts) revisión (feminine), inspección (feminine); (— of building) inspección (feminine); (— of passports) control (masculine); (— by doctor) reconocimiento (masculine), examen (masculine), revisación (feminine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) 2.2 (study, investigation) examen (masculine) it requires close examination requiere un examen riguroso or minucioso on closer examination we discovered this mark al examinarlo más de cerca descubrimos esta marcaMore 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.
- 3 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (of witness) interrogatorio (masculine)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.
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The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.