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EXAMEN

 Dictionary entry overview: What does examen mean? 

EXAMEN (noun)
  The noun EXAMEN has 2 senses:

1. a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
2. a critical study (as of a writer's work)

  Familiarity information: EXAMEN used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXAMEN (noun)


Sense 1examen [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

examen; examination

Hypernyms ("examen" is a kind of...):

introspection; self-contemplation; self-examination (the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct)


Sense 2examen [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A critical study (as of a writer's work)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("examen" is a kind of...):

criticism; critique (a serious examination and judgment of something)


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