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noun analysis, audit, check, checkup, effort, examination, experience, experiment, exploration, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection, interrogation, observation, questioning, quiz, research, scrutiny, search, study, survey, trial, try, tryout
Associated concepts: blood test, clear and present danger test, compelling state interest test, prudent man test, right from wrong test, substantial evidence test
See also: attempt, canon, check, criterion, endeavor, experiment, indagation, inquiry, poll, question, research, survey, trial, try, venture

TEST. Something by which to ascertain the truth respecting another thing. 7 Penn. St. Rep. 428; 6 Whart. 284. Vide Religious Test.

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The EEOC's guidance regarding the administration of psychological tests is consistent with the widely held position of major test publishers.
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