exam

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Noun[edit]

exam ‎(plural exams)

  1. (informal) Shortened form of examination especially when meaning test or in compound terms.
    • 2013 July 19, Peter Wilby, “Finland spreads word on schools”, 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. […]

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Verb[edit]

exam ‎(third-person singular simple present exams, present participle examing, simple past and past participle examed)

  1. (sciences) Shortened form of examine

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Noun[edit]

exam m ‎(plural exams)

  1. (informal) Short for examen.