Definition of examiner noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzæmɪnə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzæmɪnər//
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  1. 1a person who writes the questions for, or marks/grades, a test of knowledge or ability The papers are sent to external examiners (= ones not connected with the students' school or college).
  2. 2(especially North American English) a person who has the official duty to check that things are being done correctly and according to the rules of an organization; a person who officially examines something see also medical examiner
  3. Extra examples He is a former senior driving examiner. He was the official examiner of electronic voting systems for Pennsylvania and Texas for 20 years. She was a member of the board of examiners of the college. The exam papers are sent to external examiners.
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