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Definition of Examination

Examination

  1. The act of examining, or state of being examined; a careful search, investigation, or inquiry; scrutiny by study or experiment.
  2. A process prescribed or assigned for testing qualification; as, the examination of a student, or of a candidate for admission to the bar or the ministry.

Examination Quotations

There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

To consult the statistician after an experiment is finished is often merely to ask him to conduct a post mortem examination. He can perhaps say what the experiment died of.
Ronald Fisher

The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.
Ronald Reagan

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.
Emma Goldman

Actually I think Art lies in both directions - the broad strokes, big picture but on the other hand the minute examination of the apparently mundane. Seeing the whole world in a grain of sand, that kind of thing.
Peter Hammill
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Examination Translations

examination in Afrikaans is eksamen, ondersoek, navorsing
examination in Dutch is onderzoek, keuring, examen
examination in Hungarian is vizsga
examination in Italian is esame, esami
examination in Spanish is examen

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