Exam - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzæm|  American pronunciation of the word exam
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzæm|  British pronunciation of the word exam

noun

- a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge (syn: examination, test)

Examples

Your final exam will count for half of the semester's grade.

...the exam will cover everything we have studied this term...

At the end of each level, you take an exam.

Did you pass the exam?

He failed the school's entrance exam.

How did you do in your exams?

The exam results will be posted up tomorrow.

Drivers have to take a written exam as part of their tests.

He'll sit his exams next summer.

Do not open your exams until I tell you.

She got an A on the exam.

He finished the exam after me.

He finished the exam after I did.

Under the new system, students will have to pass an exam to graduate.

I finished the exam before he did.

Word forms

noun
singular: exam
plural: exams
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