Translation of examination in Spanish:

examination

Pronunciation: /ɪgˌzæməˈneɪʃən; ɪgˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən/

n

  • 1 c [formal] [Educ] examen (m) to take o (BrE also) sit an examination dar* or hacer* or (CS) rendir* or (Méx) tomar un examen, examinarse (Esp) to pass an examination aprobar* or pasar or (Ur tb) salvar un examen to fail an examination reprobar* or (Esp) suspender or (Ur) perder* un examen a history examination un examen de historia (before n) examination board tribunal (m), comisión (f) examinadora (AmL)
    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.
  • 3 c u (of witness) interrogatorio (m)
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    • 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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