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appraiser

noun [C]     /əˈpreɪzər/
US (UK valuer) FINANCE a person whose job is to estimate the value of something after having examined it: Take valuable items to a certified appraiser. An appraiser told him last year that he should price his house between $590,000 and $600,000.
HR, MANAGEMENT a manager who meets with employees to discuss their progress, aims, and needs at work: Effective identification of people's professional development needs will occur through discussions between appraisers and appraisees.
(Definition of appraiser noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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