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English definition of “grading”

grading

noun     /ˈɡreɪdɪŋ/ PRODUCTION, HR
[U] the process of judging the quality of a product , substance , or organization , or the performance of an employee : The Medical Association has created a system of grading for organs that are to be donated .grading rules/system/criteria Intel's three-month employee grading process begins in January .
[C] a rank or level of quality given to a product , substance , person , or organization : The primary school received a 'good' grading. → See also job grading
(Definition of grading noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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