board exams

board exams UK / US or board examinations UK / US noun [plural] American
1) a set of tests you take to be allowed to work in a particular area as a doctor, nurse etc
2) a set of tests you take in order to go to some colleges or universities in the US

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  • board — I UK [bɔː(r)d] / US [bɔrd] noun Word forms board : singular board plural boards *** 1) [countable] a long thin flat piece of wood, used especially for making floors and other parts of buildings There s a loose board in the bedroom floor. Boards… …   English dictionary

  • Board certification — For other uses, see Board certification (disambiguation). Board certification is the process by which a physician (MD or DO), dentist (DDS or DMD), or podiatrist (DPM) in the United States demonstrates through either written, practical, and/or… …   Wikipedia

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