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Entrance examination   /ˈɛntrəns ɪgzˌæmənˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Entrance examination

Examination to determine a candidate's preparation for a course of studies.  Synonym: entrance exam.

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"Entrance examination" Quotes from Famous Books

... He applied for admission to Harvard University but the authorities refused his petition on account of his youth, only, since he could have passed the examination with ease. He tried again the next year and was again refused on the same ground. But at eleven years of age, having passed the entrance examination for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he was judged to know enough of chemistry and kindred subjects to make him eligible for admission to the Harvard medical school. He then entered upon a special course at Harvard because ...
— Elementary Theosophy • L. W. Rogers

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