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examen


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Examen  \Ex*a"men\,  n.  [L.,  the  tongue  of  a  balance,  examination; 
  for  exagmen,  fr  exigere  to  weigh  accurately,  to  treat:  cf 
  F.  examen.  See  {Exact},  a.] 
  Examination;  inquiry.  [R.]  ``A  critical  examen  of  the  two 
  pieces.''  --Cowper. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  examen 
  n  1:  examination  of  conscience  (as  done  daily  by  Jesuits)  [syn:  {examination}] 
  2:  a  critical  study  (as  of  a  writer's  work) 




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