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exam (plural exams)
- (informal) Shortened form of especially when meaning test or in compound terms.
2013 July 19, Peter Wilby, “Finland spreads word on schools”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 30:
- Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. […] There are no inspectors, no exams until the age of 18, no school league tables, no private tuition industry, no school uniforms. […]
- (sciences) Shortened form of
- Thin sections were stained with lead citrate and then examed using 1200EX electron microscope (JEOL, Tokyo, Japan).
exam m (plural exams)