Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

screening

 - definitions and thesaurus
 
Close

What are red words?

90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.

Close

Thesaurus

The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.

more
noun screening pronunciation in British English /ˈskriːnɪŋ/
Word Forms
Close
singularscreening
pluralscreenings
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] tests done to check someone for a particular disease

    The lump was discovered during routine breast screening.

    screening of:

    the mass screening of people in susceptible groups

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] an occasion when a film is shown or a television programme is broadcast
    screening of:

    the screening of her first film at the Cannes Film Festival

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog