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ex·a·men

 (ĭg-zā′mən)
n.
An examination; an investigation.

[Latin exāmen, a weighing out; see examine.]

examen

(ɪɡˈzeɪmɛn)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church an examination of conscience, usually made daily by Jesuits and others
[C17: from Latin: tongue of a balance, from exigere to thrust out, from agere to thrust]

ex•a•men

(ɪgˈzeɪ mən)

n.
(in the Roman Catholic Church) an examination, as of conscience.
[1600–10; < Latin exāmen swarm of bees, device for weighing, balance <*exag-s-men <*exag-, base of exigere to drive out, inquire into, examine (see exact)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.examen - a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
introspection, self-contemplation, self-examination - the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct
2.examen - a critical study (as of a writer's work)
criticism, critique - a serious examination and judgment of something; "constructive criticism is always appreciated"
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