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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin, the tongue of a balance, examination; for exagmen, from exigere to weigh accurately, to treat: compare French examen. See exact.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

examen (plural examens)

  1. (obsolete) examination; inquiry
    • William Cowper
      For this reason I decline answering the question with which you concluded your last, and cannot persuade myself to enter into a critical examen of the two pieces upon Lord Mansfield's loss []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for examen in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin exāmen. Compare the inherited eixam.

NounEdit

examen m (plural exàmens)

  1. exam, test

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DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin exāmen.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

examen n (plural examens or examina, diminutive examentje n)

  1. examination

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin exāmen. Doublet of essaim.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

examen m (plural examens)

  1. exam, test

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ex- (out) +‎ agō (I drive) +‎ -men (instrumental suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

exāmen n (genitive exāminis); third declension

  1. swarm of bees; crowd
  2. tongue of a balance
  3. a consideration, an examining

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative exāmen exāmina
genitive exāminis exāminum
dative exāminī exāminibus
accusative exāmen exāmina
ablative exāmine exāminibus
vocative exāmen exāmina

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin, French exāmen.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

examen n (plural examene)

  1. exam, examination, test

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RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin exāmen.

NounEdit

examen m (plural examens)

  1. exam

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin exāmen. Compare the inherited doublet enjambre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eɡˈsamen/, [eɣˈsamẽn]

NounEdit

examen m (plural exámenes)

  1. exam, examination

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin exāmen.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

examen c

  1. exam
  2. graduation
  3. degree
    Den sökande bör ha en examen i ekonomi
    The applicant should have a degree in economics.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of examen 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative examen examen examina examina
Genitive examens examens examinas examinas

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