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assessment Line breaks: as¦sess|ment
Pronunciation: /əˈsɛsmənt/

Definition of assessment in English:


[mass noun]
The action of assessing someone or something: the assessment of educational needs assessments of market value
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  • There is very little in the leaflet on which to base any worthwhile assessment.
  • An inquiry has begun into how the raid was orchestrated and what kind of risk assessment was taken.
  • All jobs and people applying for them are reviewed against a stringent risk assessment.
evaluation, judgement, gauging, rating, estimation, appraisal, opinion, analysis
valuation, calculation, computation, costing, pricing, estimate

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