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assess

verb [T] (JUDGE)   /əˈses/
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 . assessment    /əˈses·mənt/ noun [C] This is an interesting assessment of Mark Twain’s importance in American literature .
(Definition of assess verb (JUDGE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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