ex·​a·​men | \ ig-ˈzā-mən How to pronounce examen (audio) \

Definition of examen

2 : a critical study

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an examen of the president's assasination that has been plagued by controversy since its original publication an insightful examen of the poet's works

First Known Use of examen

1502, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for examen

Latin, tongue of a balance, examination, from exigere — more at exact

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The first known use of examen was in 1502

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“Examen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/examen. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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