test

  

Definition

Examination, evaluation, observation, or trial used (under actual or simulated environmental or operating conditions) to determine and document (1) capabilities, characteristics, effectiveness, reliability, and/or suitability of a material, product, or system, or the (2) ability, aptitude, behavior, skill level, knowledge, or performance of an person.

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  • Sometimes you may need to put your workers through a test to make sure they fully understand the job at hand,.

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  • After studying diligently, Alice successfully passed her real estate test with flying colors, showing she had the knowledge and skill needed to sell real estate and process transactions.

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  • Sometimes you may need to test your skills to make sure you can still handle the jobs that you need to accomplish.

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