trial

Definitions

General English

  • noun the act of testing something

Agriculture

  • noun a test carried out to see if something works well

Banking

  • noun a court case to judge a person accused of a crime
  • noun a test to see if something is good
  • verb to test a product to see how good it is

Construction

  • Term commonly applied to an action in a court of law.

Health Economics

  • (written as Trial)
    Trials are generally tests of the efficacy of public health or interventions that may or may not be clinical but in which an experimental and a control group are compared.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a test of somebody or something to see if they are suitable for a particular situation

Law

  • noun a criminal or civil court case heard before a judge

Medical

  • noun a process of testing something such as a drug or treatment to see how effective it is, especially before allowing it to be used generally
  • verb to test something as part of a trial

Sports

  • noun a sports competition or preliminary test to select candidates for a later competition
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