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exam

[ ig-zam ]
/ ɪgˈzæm /
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noun Informal.

an examination, as in school.

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Origin of exam

First recorded in 1875–80; short form

Definition for exam (2 of 2)

exam.

abbreviation

examination.
examined.
examinee.
examiner.
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British Dictionary definitions for exam

exam
/ (ɪɡˈzæm) /

noun

short for examination
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