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examiner

Noun

1 someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications [syn: tester, quizzer]
2 an investigator who observes carefully; "the examiner searched for clues" [syn: inspector]

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English

Etymology

-er examine

Pronunciation

/ɪgˈzæmɪnə/

Noun

  1. A person who investigates someone or something.

Translations

person who investigates someone or something

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Classical Latin examinare.

Pronunciation

  • /ɛɡzamine/
  • SAMPA: /Eg.za.mi.ne/

Verb

examiner

Conjugation

Extensive Definition

This article is about the publication entitled Examiner. There are also publications entitled The Examiner. For other examiners, see for instance Patent examiner and Trademark examiner.
The Examiner was a weekly paper founded by Leigh and John Hunt in 1808.
John Forster became the magazine's literary editor in 1835, and succeeded Albany Fonblanque as editor from 1847 to 1855. Contributors included Charles Dickens.
The magazine ceased publication in 1886.

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