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assess

verb [T]  /əˈses/ us  

assess verb [T] (JUDGE)

to decide the quality or importance of something: A college is going to assess a student’s ability based on grades. To assess is also to judge the cost or value of something: Government officials assessed the flood damage in the millions of dollars.

assess verb [T] (ASK FOR MONEY)

to charge someone an amount of money as a special payment: In order to complete the new clubhouse, all members will be assessed an additional $200 a year.
assessment
noun [C]  /əˈses·mənt/ us  
This is an interesting assessment of Mark Twain’s importance in American literature.
assessment
noun [C]  /əˈses·mənt/ us  
Co-op owners had to pay an assessment to cover the cost of the roof repair.
Translations of “assess”
in Korean 평가하다…
in Arabic يُقَيِّم…
in French évaluer…
in Turkish değerlendirmek, değerini belirlemek…
in Italian valutare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 評價, 評定, 對…估價…
in Russian оценивать…
in Polish oceniać…
in Spanish evaluar, calcular…
in Portuguese avaliar…
in German abschätzen, einschätzen…
in Catalan avaluar, valorar…
in Japanese ~を査定する, 評価する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 评价, 评定, 对…估价…
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