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English definition of “self-appraisal”


noun [C or U]     HR, WORKPLACE
an employee's own judgment about the quality of their work, or the process of judging your own work: At the conclusion of the performance period, the executive completes a self-appraisal.
(Definition of self-appraisal noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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