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examine

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See also examiné
See also examiné

English

Etymology

From Old French examiner, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] examinare.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to examine

Third person singular
examin

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to examine (third-person singular simple present examin, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To observe or inspect carefully or critically.
    He examined the crime scene for clues.
  2. To study or analyse.
    She examined the hair sample under a microscope.
  3. To check the health or condition of something or someone.
    The doctor examined the patient.
  4. To determine the aptitude, skills or qualifications of someone by subjecting them to an examination.
  5. To interrogate.
    The witness was examined under oath.

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French

Verb

examine

  1. First-person singular present indicative of examiner.
  2. Third-person singular present indicative of examiner.
  3. First-person singular present subjunctive of examiner.
  4. Third-person singular present subjunctive of examiner.
  5. Second-person singular imperative of examiner.

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