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examiner

Line breaks: exam|in¦er
Pronunciation: /ɪɡˈzamɪnə
 
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Definition of examiner in English:

noun

1A person whose job is to inspect something; an inspector: a police vehicle examiner
More example sentences
  • He said he had not been informed of the medical examiner's homicide determination.
  • Alaskan officials took the remains to Anchorage for inspection by the state medical examiner.
  • An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday, according to the city medical examiner.
Synonyms
2A person who sets and marks examinations to test people’s knowledge or proficiency: exams are marked by external examiners
More example sentences
  • You need to justify your approach - don't assume the examiners share your views.
  • A written response to the report is sent to the external examiner within three months of receipt.
  • Currently exam centres have to hand in coursework on paper to be "moderated" by examiners.

Words that rhyme with examiner

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