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assessment

noun [C or U] uk   /əˈses.mənt/ us  
B2 the act of judging or deciding the amount, value, quality, or importance of something, or the judgment or decision that is made: Would you say that is a fair assessment of the situation? Both their assessments of production costs were hopelessly inaccurate.
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