from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of watching or invigilating.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. keeping watch over examination candidates to prevent cheating.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of watching; watchfulness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. keeping watch over examination candidates to prevent cheating


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  • This would include the processes of invigilation, monitoring, marking, reporting on irregularities and

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