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.
Duterte's second year, the ICC launched a preliminary examination into the human rights record of his administration.
The Prosecutor's request follows her Office's thorough preliminary examination which, in its assessment, concluded that the legal conditions required under the Rome Statute to open an investigation have been met.
Summary: New Delhi (India) Jun 2 (ANI): The preliminary examination for the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) is being conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) here to fill up 896 vacancies.
A preliminary examination conducted by the Social Welfare Department on the daughter of cosmetics entrepreneur Datuk Seri Aliff Syukri Kamarzaman arising from the caning he gave her did not show any implication.
ICC bent on interfering with Philippine sovereignty Palace !-- -- MANILA, Philippines The International Criminal Court (ICC) is bent on interfering with Philippine sovereignty, Malacaaang said after the tribunal announced it has started its preliminary examination on the killings tied to President Duterte's war on illegal drugs.
"It appears that your communication relates to a situation already under preliminary examination by the Office of the Prosecutor.
President Duterte moved for the country's withdrawal after the body launched a preliminary examination in 2018 on his war on drugs which allegedly involved extra-judicial killings and drew international censure.
Bensouda had opened a preliminary examination in 2010 into cases of war crimes and crimes against humanity during Boko Haram's campaign, which had begun a year earlier.

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