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assessor Syllabification: assessor
Pronunciation: /əˈsɛsə/

Definition of assessor in English:

noun

1A person who evaluates the quality of a person or thing: the assessor interviews the candidates and observes them actually using the language
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  • This implies but does not require that all assessors are professionals in the same field as the doctor being assessed.
  • I was one of the assessors on a selection board to identify young police officers with high potential for promotion.
  • These centers assess employees' career potential and development needs, with psychologists often included among the assessors.
1.1A person who calculates or estimates the price or value of something: loss assessors were beginning to get an idea of the extent of the damage the county tax assessor had reported separate valuations for the buildings and the land
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  • His first responsible role came in 1301, as assessor of that year's subsidy.
  • He is a loss assessor with an expertise in residential, commercial, and industrial property claims.
  • An insurance assessor is lured into joining a gang of arsonists but later reforms.
1.2A person who is knowledgeable in a particular field and is called upon for advice, typically by a judge or committee of inquiry: the expert assessor recommended that the applicant have sole custody
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  • Our understanding of air pollution has been dependent on collaboration between meteorologists, exposure assessors, physiologists, and many others.
  • I have worked as a manuscript assessor, and these letters were inspired by correspondence I had with writers.
  • More surprising is that the panel chose not to seek evaluations from independent and authoritative assessors of landscape design.

Words that rhyme with assessor

addresser, aggressor, compressor, confessor, contessa, depressor, digresser, dresser, guesser, intercessor, lesser, Odessa, oppressor, possessor, professor, represser, successor, transgressor, Vanessa

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