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appraise

verb [T] uk   /əˈpreɪz/ us  
to examine someone or something in order to judge their qualities, success, or needs: At the end of each teaching practice, trainee teachers are asked to appraise their own performance. In cooperation with other professionals, social workers will appraise the individual's needs. He coolly appraised the situation, deciding which person would be most likely to succeed. US for value verb: The ring was appraised at $40,000.
appraisee
noun [C] uk   /ə.preɪˈziː/ us  
a person who is being appraised
appraiser
noun [C] uk   /əˈpreɪ.zər/ us    /-zɚ/
a person who appraises someone or something
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