examination vs interrogation what difference

what is difference between examination and interrogation

English

Etymology

From Middle English examinacioun, from Old French examinacion, from Latin exāminātiō.
Morphologically examine +‎ -ation

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪɡˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən
  • Hyphenation: ex‧am‧i‧na‧tion

Noun

examination (countable and uncountable, plural examinations)

  1. The act of examining.
  2. Particularly, an inspection by a medical professional to establish the extent and nature of any sickness or injury.
  3. A formal test involving answering written or oral questions under a time constraint and usually without access to textbooks.
  4. Interrogation.

Derived terms

Related terms

  • examine

Translations

Anagrams

  • exanimation


English

Etymology

From Middle English interrogacion, from Old French interrogacion, from Latin interrogātiō, from interrogō, from inter- (between; among) + rogō (ask; request). Equivalent to inter- + rogation.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˌteɹ.əˈɡeɪ.ʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

interrogation (countable and uncountable, plural interrogations)

  1. The act of interrogating or questioning; examination by questions; inquiry.
  2. A question put; an inquiry.
  3. (dated) A question mark.

Usage notes

  • Generally used with the preposition under: “He is under interrogation about last night’s events.”

Related terms

  • interrogate
  • interrogative
  • interrogator
  • interrogatory
  • rogation
  • subrogation

Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin interrogātiō. Synchronically analysable as interroger +‎ -ation.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.tɛ.ʁɔ.ɡa.sjɔ̃/

Noun

interrogation f (plural interrogations)

  1. questioning, interrogation
  2. (grammar) interrogative, question
  3. (computing) query
  4. examen, often unexpected

Derived terms

  • point d’interrogation

Further reading

  • “interrogation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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