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examine

Pronunciation: /ɪgˈzæmən; ɪgˈzæmɪn/

Translation of examine in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 2 2.1 [Sch] [Univ] [candidates/pupils] examinar to examine sb on sth examinar a algn sobre or de algo to examine sb in sth (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) examinar a algn de algo 2.2 [witness/accused] interrogar*
    Example sentences
    • The Petitioner's solicitor did request an adjournment to examine the Respondent.
    • The plaintiffs were examined for discovery for three days and the Hull defendants for three days.
    • Inquests are usually held in public, with witnesses being examined by the coroner and interested parties.
    Example sentences
    • Every aspect of Davies's managerial ability will be examined in answering those questions.
    • As well as examining their overall mechanical performance, the tests sought to test the ideas generated in the last section.
    • Another characteristic of this view of music education is an emphasis on testing and examining.

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