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  • n. Plural form of examination.


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  • At the end of the term examinations will be conducted and successful candidates will receive certificates stating the subjects in which they have demonstrated proficiency.

    The University of Virginia Record

  • Circular to defer exams reaches city schools late education department has sent a circular to schools directing them to conduct the term examinations after the Diwali vacations. - Articles related to Give us credit, not blame: Classes

  • The yellowed clipping was from a Chinese newspaper of Hong Kong, dated July 16, 1937, that told of three Chinese youths who had done so well in their term examinations that they had been granted scholarships by the Hong Kong Government to an English public school.

    Noble House

  • I hear you have done very well in what they call examinations, and have before you a shining future.

    Love Eternal

  • A considerable portion of the work out of school was devoted to the keeping up the facts they had learned, for Mr. Porson was constantly going back and seeing that their memories retained the facts they had acquired, and what they called examinations were a part of the daily routine.

    Through the Fray A Tale of the Luddite Riots

  • The potential problem with self-referred imaging examinations is the increased number of imaging examinations being ordered that may not be clinically required and the unnecessary exposure to ionizing radiation.

    Helene Pavlov: Expert Imaging Leads to Expert Diagnosis

  • Between every symposium and presentation we were given were minutes that I used to complete homework assignments for Biostatistics, studying for midterm examinations for a Molecular Pathobiology course, or paperwork for the Microsoft Student Partners program.

    Wilson To: Experiences from the Imagine Cup National Finals

  • While the government's chief qualifications and curriculum adviser, Ken Boston, has described diplomas as 'the biggest development in examinations anywhere in the world', heads are playing it safe before diving in.

    Headteachers' views on the new 14-19 diplomas | Schools special reports |

  • Most of the questions asked in examinations are common questions, and since high performance is placed at such a premium, most school qualifying examinations tend to be easy and can be “cracked.”

    Where Are All the Indian Poker Players? - Freakonomics Blog -

  • The reckoning for cadets came with the end-of-term examinations in January and June.

    Cavalryman of the Lost Cause


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