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1 the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth [syn: assessment]
2 a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation) [syn: estimate, estimation]

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to appraise + -al


  1. A judgment or assessment of the value of something, especially a formal one for loan or taxation purposes.
  2. A judgment or assessment of the professional performance of someone, especially a subordinate .


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