Translation of examine in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ɪgˈzæmən; ɪgˈzæmɪn/


  • 1 1.1 (inspect) [accounts] inspeccionar, revisar; [baggage] registrar, revisar (AmL) ; [document/dossier] examinar, estudiar
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    • Fire investigators will examine the building thoroughly to determine how the fire started.
    • The doctor can examine the size and texture of the lump and determine whether the lump moves easily.
    • Today, building inspectors were examining the sub-post office in a row of cottages to see if the wall where the machine was fitted is safe.
    1.2 [patient] reconocer*, examinar, revisar (AmL) ; [eyes/teeth] examinar, revisar (AmL) 1.3 (study, investigate) examinar, estudiar we must examine whether the benefits outweigh the disadvantages debemos considerar si los beneficios son mayores que las desventajasto examine sth/sb for sth they examine the garment for flaws examinan la prenda en busca de imperfecciones I examined her face for signs of exhaustion busqué en su rostro señales de agotamiento
  • 2 2.1 [Educ] [candidates/pupils] examinar to examine sb on sth examinar a algn sobre or de algo to examine sb in sth (esp BrE) examinar a algn de algo 2.2 [witness/accused] interrogar*
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    • 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.
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    • 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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