examination

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • noun a set of questions or exercises testing knowledge or skill
  • noun a careful observation or inspection

Banking

  • noun a written or oral test to see if someone has passed a course

Information & Library Science

  • noun a written or spoken test of ability or knowledge

Law

  • noun the process of asking someone questions to find out facts, e.g. the questioning of a prisoner by a magistrate.

Medical

  • noun an act of looking at someone or something carefully
  • noun the act of looking at someone to find out what is wrong with him or her

Travel

  • noun the act of looking at something or somebody very carefully to see what they are like or whether anything is wrong with them
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