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If we justify war, it is because all peoples always justify the traits of which they find themselves possessed, not because war will bear an objective examination of its merits.
Ruth Benedict

Meaning of "examination" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EXAMINATION

examination  [ɪɡˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXAMINATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Examination is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EXAMINATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

examination

Test (assessment)

A test or examination is an assessment intended to measure a test-taker's knowledge, skill, aptitude, physical fitness, or classification in many other topics. A test may be administered orally, on paper, on a computer, or in a confined area that requires a test taker to physically perform a set of skills. Tests vary in style, rigor and requirements. For example, in a closed book test, a test taker is often required to rely upon memory to respond to specific items whereas in an open book test, a test taker may use one or more supplementary tools such as a reference book or calculator when responding to an item. A test may be administered formally or informally. An example of an informal test would be a reading test administered by a parent to a child. An example of a formal test would be a final examination administered by a teacher in a classroom or an I.Q. test administered by a psychologist in a clinic. Formal testing often results in a grade or a test score. A test score may be interpreted with regards to a norm or criterion, or occasionally both. The norm may be established independently, or by statistical analysis of a large number of participants.

Definition of examination in the English dictionary

The first definition of examination in the dictionary is the act of examining or state of being examined. Other definition of examination is written exercises, oral questions, or practical tasks, set to test a candidate's knowledge and skill. Examination is also physical inspection of a patient or parts of his body, in order to verify health or diagnose disease.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXAMINATION


assassination
əˌsæsɪˈneɪʃən
combination
ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃən
contamination
kənˌtæmɪˈneɪʃən
coordination
kəʊˌɔːdɪˈneɪʃən
designation
ˌdɛzɪɡˈneɪʃən
destination
ˌdɛstɪˈneɪʃən
determination
dɪˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən
discrimination
dɪˌskrɪmɪˈneɪʃən
domination
ˌdɒmɪˈneɪʃən
donation
dəʊˈneɪʃən
elimination
ɪˌlɪmɪˈneɪʃən
explanation
ˌɛkspləˈneɪʃən
illumination
ɪˌluːmɪˈneɪʃən
imagination
ɪˌmædʒɪˈneɪʃən
nation
ˈneɪʃən
nomination
ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən
origination
ɒˌrɪdʒɪˈneɪʃən
resignation
ˌrɛzɪɡˈneɪʃən
termination
ˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən
vaccination
ˌvæksɪˈneɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXAMINATION

examinability
examinable
examinant
examinate
examination board
examination for discovery
examination paper
examination room
examination script
examination-in-chief
examinational
examinations-in-chief
examinator
examine
examine-in-chief
examinee
examiner
examinership
examining board
examining magistrate

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXAMINATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
citation
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
documentation
duration
education
evaluation
excitation
federation
formation

Synonyms and antonyms of examination in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EXAMINATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «examination» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of examination

Translation of «examination» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXAMINATION

Find out the translation of examination to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of examination from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «examination» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

考试
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

examen
570 millions of speakers

English

examination
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

परीक्षा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اِمْتِحَان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

осмотр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

exame
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরীক্ষা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

examen
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemeriksaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Untersuchung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

試験
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

시험
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ujian
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bài kiểm tra
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பரிசோதனை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

परीक्षा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sınav
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

esame
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

egzamin
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

іспит
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

examen
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξέταση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ondersoek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

undersökning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

undersøkelse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of examination

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXAMINATION»

The term «examination» is very widely used and occupies the 6.959 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXAMINATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about examination

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10 QUOTES WITH «EXAMINATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word examination.
1
Jim Bakker
I don't know, examination I guess. And then they put the jump suit back on me again. I went through the compound - I remember somebody shouting, Jim don't let them break you.
2
Julien Benda
I shall go further and say that even if an examination of the past could lead to any valid prediction concerning man's future, that prediction would be the contrary of reassuring.
3
Ruth Benedict
If we justify war, it is because all peoples always justify the traits of which they find themselves possessed, not because war will bear an objective examination of its merits.
4
Kingman Brewster, Jr.
Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please or inhibited by the risk of displeasure.
5
Heywood Broun
The most casual examination will reveal the fact that all the jokes about the horrible results of masculine cooking and sewing are written by men. It is all part of a great scheme of sex propaganda.
6
Giraldus Cambrensis
Nor do I think that any other nation than this of Wales, nor any other language, whatever may hereafter come to pass, shall on the day of severe examination before the Supreme Judge, answer for this corner of the earth.
7
Bill Dedman
A 'Globe' examination found that Boston police officers exercise broad discretion when deciding whether to issue a ticket.
8
Ronald Fisher
To call in the statistician after the experiment is done may be no more than asking him to perform a post-mortem examination: he may be able to say what the experiment died of.
9
William Friedkin
I tend to be attracted to characters who are up against a wall with very few alternatives. And the film then becomes an examination of how they cope with very few options. And that's, I guess, what interests me in terms of human behavior.
10
Emma Goldman
On rare occasions one does hear of a miraculous case of a married couple falling in love after marriage, but on close examination it will be found that it is a mere adjustment to the inevitable.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXAMINATION»

Discover the use of examination in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to examination and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Art of Cross-Examination
"In offering this book to the legal profession I do not intend to arrogate to myself any superior knowledge upon the subject, excepting in so far as it may have been gleaned from actual experience.
Francis L. Wellman, 2007
2
Advanced Examination Techniques in Orthopaedics
This volume covers clinical examination in orthopaedics at an advanced level, bringing together important techniques and concepts that can normally only be found in large, specialist surgical texts.
Nick Harris, David Stanley, 2003
3
Macleod's Clinical Examination
DVD.
Graham Douglas, E. Fiona Nicol, Colin Ernest Robertson, 2009
4
Scientific Examination of Questioned Documents, Second Edition
This newest edition presents the qualifications necessary for a well-trained examiner and details the most up-to-date methodologies used in the field.
Jan Seaman Kelly, Brian S. Lindblom, 2006
5
Examination Paediatrics
This book has been designed to specifically assist candidates in passing clinical examinations in paediatrics, particularly at post-graduate level.
Wayne Harris, 2011
6
DeGowin's Diagnostic Examination, Ninth Edition
With this edition, the authors continue the unparalleled tradition of providing a comprehensive, understandable way to approach a patient.
Richard LeBlond, Donald Brown, Richard DeGowin, 2008
7
Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History-Taking
With the 11th edition, focus turns back to the student in nurse practitioner, physician's assistant, and medical programs. The text continues be a trusted reference for nursing and medical students as well as practitioners.
Lynn Bickley, Peter G. Szilagyi, 2012
8
Maccarthy on Cross-examination
Filled with illustrative cross examinations from actual cases, this book is your key to employing these proven techniques in your own practice.
Terence MacCarthy, 2007
9
Fraud Examination
Help your students understand the growing significance of fraud in today's accounting world as the latest edition of this engaging text teaches how to identify, detect, investigate, and prevent financial fraud.
W. Albrecht, Chad Albrecht, Conan Albrecht, 2011
10
Examination Anaesthesia
Examination Anaesthesia, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive study guide that focuses solely on the anaesthetic exam, eliminating confusion between this and the intensive care exams.
Christopher Thomas, Christopher Butler, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXAMINATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term examination is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Invisible review – passionate legal-aid drama needs cross …
The Invisible review – passionate legal-aid drama needs cross-examination. 3 / 5 stars. Bush, London Rebecca Lenkiewicz's entertaining play ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Exclusive: Israel decides to open dialogue with ICC over Gaza …
"This does not mean we are cooperating with the preliminary examination the ICC is conducting at the Palestinian request," said the Israeli ... «Haaretz, Jul 15»
3
Studying Astrobiology: A Examination of Academic Publications at …
Dr. Arsev Aydinoglu performed a thorough examination of academic publications resulting from research funded by the NASA Astrobiology ... «Space Ref, Jul 15»
4
Alert!! SBI PO Result 2015 Preliminary Examination Announced …
SBI PO Result 2015: SBI PO Result 2015 OF Preliminary and Main examination can be checked here. SBI Probationary officers 2015 indicates ... «FitnHit.com, Jul 15»
5
Ministry Examination results in numbers
Ministry Examination results in numbers. A total of 34,397 pupils sat for the grade 12 exams across the UAE. Published: 16:53 July 9, 2015 Gulf News. By Noor ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
6
IP Monitor - A Controversial Diagnosis: New Patent Examination
On June 29, 2015, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office issued guidance to patent examiners on examining patent applications for medical ... «Mondaq News Alerts, Jul 15»
7
Alleged gangster 'Rooksie' gives unsworn statement, shies away …
Alleged gangster 'Rooksie' gives unsworn statement, shies away from cross-examination. Published:Wednesday | July 8, 2015Barbara Gayle Justice ... «Jamaica Gleaner, Jul 15»
8
Vyapam scam: Akshay Singh's viscera sent to AIIMS for medical …
“For chemical examination, another set of samples has been taken away to be tested for detection of any chemicals or poisonous substances to ... «Financial Express, Jul 15»
9
Nemtsov murder suspects to undergo sanity examination
MOSCOW, July 8 (RAPSI) – Suspects in the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov are to be examined to determine if they are mentally ... «RAPSI, Jul 15»
10
Prosecution questions why schizophrenia expert didn't record …
There were some tense exchanges during cross-examination of the defense team's star witness in the Aurora movie theater shooting trial on ... «The Denver Channel, Jul 15»

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