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examination

Pronunciation: /ɪgˌzæməˈneɪʃən; ɪgˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən/

Translation of examination in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 countable/numerable [formal] [Sch] [Univ] 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 (Urug tb) salvar un examen to fail an examination reprobar* or (Spain/España) suspender or (Urug) 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)
    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 and u (of witness) interrogatorio (masculine)
    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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