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assessmentnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /əˈses.mənt/
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 ​productioncosts were ​hopelesslyinaccurate.

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(Definition of assessment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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assessmentnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /əˈsesmənt/
the ​process of considering all the ​information about a ​situation or a ​person and making a ​judgement: conduct/give/make an assessment The first thing you must do is make an assessment of the ​situation. a detailed/thorough assessment They intend to ​conduct a more detailed assessment of ​potentialclients.initial/preliminary assessment According to our ​initial assessment, ​progress was considerably ​slower than had been ​predicted. They have ​asked for an ​independent safety assessment of the ​factory.
the ​process of considering the ​amount or ​value of something, or the decision that is made: carry out/make an assessment The ​lender will ​send out a ​valuer or ​surveyor to make an assessment of the ​property. If you ​disagree with our assessment, you have the ​right to ​appeal.
(also tax assessment) TAX the ​process of ​calculating how much ​tax someone must ​pay, or the ​amount that must be ​paid: Much of the ​responsibility for ​tax assessment was ​passed to the ​taxpayer. We may ​alter an assessment up to two ​years after ​tax became ​due.
HR the ​process of ​testing, and making a ​judgement about , someone's ​knowledge, ​ability, ​skills, etc.: The diploma will be ​awardedbased on a ​finalexam and continuous assessment throughout the ​course. Every new ​employee will need to take an English-language assessment ​test.
(Definition of assessment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “assessment”
in Arabic تَقْييم…
in Korean 평가…
in Portuguese avaliação…
in Catalan avaluació, valoració…
in Japanese 評価, 判断…
in Chinese (Simplified) 评估, 估价…
in Chinese (Traditional) 評估, 估價, 評估結果…
in Italian valutazione…
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