examen

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noun ex·a·men \ig-ˈzā-mən\

Definition of examen

  1. 1 :  examination

  2. 2 :  a critical study

Examples of examen in a sentence

  1. an examen of the president's assasination that has been plagued by controversy since its original publication

  2. an insightful examen of the poet's works

Origin and Etymology of examen

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


First Known Use: 1606


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