an examination, as in school.
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How to use exam in a sentence
Molendorp is exhausted by the “constant purity exams” being conducted by his fellow party members.
Although she was a studious girl, her final exams were disappointing and she failed to gain a university place on her first try.
The teens had been on their way home from end-of-year exams in the Syrian city of Aleppo when they were abducted.Abducted, Tortured, Indoctrinated: The Tale of a Teen Who Escaped ISIS | Yusuf Sayman | August 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
During my studies for the pediatric board exams, I learned a lot about diseases I never expected to encounter.Thanks to Anti-Vaxxers, Mumps Are Back. What’s Next? | Russell Saunders | March 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Five days after giving birth, she got out of bed and showed up to school to take one of her exams.How An Israeli Stranger Helped An Ethiopian Girl Escape Prostitution | Itay Hod | February 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In three or four years he had passed his exams, got a junior partnership worth easily two thousand dollars a year.Corporal Cameron | Ralph Connor
He hated medical exams, especially those where parts of one's body were hooked up to a lot of impressive machinery.The Brain | Alexander Blade
The exams are quite easy for a man of your powerful intellect, and you only have to eat a few dinners and get called.Lady Lilith | Stephen McKenna
So, in case I can use you on the team, you would have to go up for your exams two months or more ahead of time.The Young Pitcher | Zane Grey
You have to pass your exams, get your first year over, before you can represent any athletic club.The Young Pitcher | Zane Grey
British Dictionary definitions for exam
short for examination
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