UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪgˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪgˌzæməˈneɪʃən/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ig zam′ə nāshən)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [a medical, an eye, a hearing] examination
  2. go in for a [physical, prostate] examination
  3. a [term, year, trimester] -end examination
  4. [final, midterm] examinations
  5. [field, external, laboratory, on-site] examinations
  6. an examination [at school, in college, at the university]
  7. [passed, failed, scraped through] the examination
  8. upon closer examination, it was [determined, discovered] that
  9. undergo close examination
  10. examination of the [facts, evidence]
  11. a [brief, quick, short] examination
  12. an [exhaustive, extensive, official, entrance] examination
  13. a [thorough, detailed, comprehensive, full] examination (of)
  14. has been [sent, submitted] for examination
  15. subjected to [close, comprehensive] examination
  16. use a [microscope, magnifying glass] for closer examination
  17. [picked up, zoomed in] for closer examination
  18. will come under [close, minute] examination
  19. was [revealed, discovered, found] under closer examination
  20. law: [cross, lengthy, harsh] examination of the witness
n as adj
  1. the examination [method, process, period, questions, results, findings]
  2. [approved, rejected] by the examination board
  3. in the examination room
  4. on the examination table
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