under examination

idiom

: in the process of being examined
The policy is under examination.

Examples of under examination in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An additional manuscript with a potential error is still under examination, according to Dana-Farber. Angus Chen and Jonathan Wosen, STAT, 22 Jan. 2024 Also under examination is Maine’s existing law for taking guns away from people who may be a threat to themselves or others. Jenna Russell, New York Times, 31 Oct. 2023 For most people that means working until 64 once the measure, under examination by the Constitutional Council, is enshrined in law. Thomas Adamson, USA TODAY, 29 Mar. 2023 That move is currently under examination by the San Diego Local Area Formation Commission. Paul Sisson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Feb. 2023 The guns allegedly found at Medina’s home are under examination by a crime lab to determine whether any of them was used in the shooting. Taylor Romine, CNN, 21 Feb. 2023 Another key issue under examination is why the FAA’s backup NOTAM databases in Oklahoma and New Jersey did not prevent the nationwide disruption. Ian Duncan, Michael Laris and Lori Aratani, Anchorage Daily News, 13 Jan. 2023 Those cases often drag on for years, especially under Lhamon, who has directed OCR staff to look beyond the specific complaint and conduct broader, systemic probes of schools under examination. Rachel Axon, USA Today, 15 Dec. 2022 Often that’s a person who has lived the issues under examination. Terence McGinley, New York Times, 9 Oct. 2022 See More

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“Under examination.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20examination. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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