first public examination

noun

Definition of first public examination

: an examination taken after a certain period of residence by every candidate for the B.A. degree (as at Oxford University) — see moderation sense 3

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“First public examination.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/first%20public%20examination. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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