- 1A person who assesses someone or something, in particular.More example sentences
- Practice has varied as to whether reports are produced by the chair, with other members of the inquiry acting merely as assessors, or by the team collectively.
- For instance, every year sixth formers make a display of work to be judged by A-level assessors.
- The assessor calculated the number of words per minute for each text probe read.
- 1.1A person who calculates or estimates the value of something or an amount to be paid, chiefly for tax or insurance purposes.More example sentences
- You can get this information for free, or for a nominal fee, from the county treasurer or tax assessor's office.
- Parents who are concerned that their home may pose a risk can have certified lead inspectors or risk assessors check the amount of lead residue in paint and dust throughout their home and in their soil.
- The question of how an assessor might identify such a value is a complex question.
- 1.2A person who is knowledgeable in a particular field and is called upon for advice, typically by a judge or committee of inquiry.More example sentences
- The legal assessor simply advises the committee in camera on points of law and reports his advice in open court after he has given it.
- It seems to me that the legal assessor's advice was appropriate and, again, there is no substance in any complaint made against him.
- Following the oral argument, the legal assessor formulated two questions for the Committee, which were disclosed to the parties.
late Middle English: from Old French assessour, from Latin assessor 'assistant judge' (in medieval Latin 'assessor of taxes'), from Latin assidere (see assess).
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