preliminary examination

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Noun1.preliminary examination - an examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue
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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I look to you to keep in touch with the others and make a preliminary examination of Boyle.
I cannot inform you, but you will be duly acquainted with the reasons that have rendered such a step necessary at the preliminary examination.
Preliminary examinations showed that she was well advanced for a girl of her years, and she was soon a happy member of a class of girls and boys her own age.
This was emphasized by Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano as he admitted that the ICC can still push through with its preliminary examination of allegations of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines in the conduct of the Duterte administration's war on drugs.
The ICC in February launched a preliminary examination on Duterte's bloody campaign against illegal drugs, which was believed to have killed thousands of suspected drug criminals.
President Duterte will not allow himself to be investigated by the International Criminal Court (ICC), which is now conducting a preliminary examination on his controversial war on illegal drugs.
Sebi had initiated a preliminary examination in the matter of circulation of UPSI through WhatsApp groups.
Our mission in The Hague was informed that the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is opening a preliminary examination on the alleged acts associated with the campaign against illegal drugs," Roque told reporters.
Preliminary examination showed that the woman had multiple bodily serious injuries.
The Short term course for Civil services preliminary examination is meticulously designed to provide Civil Services aspirants with an in-depth Analysis and understanding of Prelims syllabus from the UPSC point of view.
The so-called preliminary examination aims to establish if there are sufficient grounds for opening a full-scale investigation into alleged crimes by Israel, but also by Palestinians, during and since the 2014 Gaza conflict.

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