comprehensive examination

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Noun1.comprehensive examination - an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge; "she took her comps in English literature"
exam, examination, test - a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"
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We passed through Alfred Inglethorp's room, and Poirot delayed long enough to make a brief but fairly comprehensive examination of it.
After that, the projects will pass a two-stage evaluation, which includes primary and comprehensive examination.
In the same year, a proposal for a publicly accessible national sex offender register was rejected after a comprehensive examination by a high level ministerial council.
Pressley-Sanon presents readers with a comprehensive examination of the use of the figure of the zombie in film and throughout culture since the early twentieth century, arguing for a rethinking of zombies in a sociopolitical context through the examination of several films.
The comprehensive examination of this statement is aimed to establish the fact of incitement of ethnic, religious, racial and interreligious hatred.
This text provides a comprehensive examination of the legal and ethical issues associated with the death penalty.
The ASCPM is a professional association of government managers in Arkansas who have successfully completed an extensive two-year program of classroom training, presentations, study, research and a project and have passed a comprehensive examination.
the USDA should close this facility and undertake a comprehensive examination into the process at Cargill-BPI to identify and correct any major problems internally or with their suppliers.
This study examined the relationship between 403 counseling graduate students' scores on the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE; Center for Credentialing and Education, n.
The pass out students intake of batches 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 of IET Lahore, intake of batches 2000, 2001 and 2002 of IET Rawalpindi have been also considered with some refresher courses and comprehensive examination.
With plans to restore the faith in modern psychotherapy and condemnation for those who have brought it down, "Eleven Blunders that Cripple Psychotherapy in America" is a complete and comprehensive examination of the issue.
Abolitionist Politics and the Coming of the Civil War" is a complete and comprehensive examination of America's early years and its politics regarding slavery--and how a few fledgling activists turned America around and against this mindset, beginning a chain of events that freed an entire people.

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