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appraisal

Syllabification: ap·prais·al
Pronunciation: /əˈprāzəl
 
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Definition of appraisal in English:

noun

1An act of assessing something or someone: treatment begins with a thorough appraisal of the patient’s condition the report has been subject to appraisal
More example sentences
  • First, because individuals' emotional and health behavior responses to health threats are influenced to a large degree by their subjective interpretations, these appraisals must be assessed.
  • The village of Dounby has become the preferred site for Orkney's new old folk's home, being placed at the top of the list of possible sites in Orkney subject to a project appraisal.
  • The last section of the appraisal assesses company demographics.
Synonyms
assessment, evaluation, estimation, judgment, rating, gauging, sizing up, summing-up, consideration
1.1An expert estimate of the value of something: the final figure is just a little more than triple the appraisal
More example sentences
  • Buyers and sellers trying to set values after the sale usually use property tax appraisals to help estimate values.
  • A private company obtains stock value by appraisal.
  • Perhaps the best thing about a book value appraisal is that it's so simple.
Synonyms
valuation, estimate, estimation, quotation, pricing;
survey

Words that rhyme with appraisal

hazel, nasal, phrasal

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