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"evaluate" in British English

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evaluateverb [T]

uk   /ɪˈvæl.ju.eɪt/  us   /ɪˈvæl.ju.eɪt/
evaluation
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪˌvæl.juˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ɪˌvæl.juˈeɪ.ʃən/
C1 Evaluation of this new treatment cannot take place until all the data has been collected.
evaluative
adjective uk   /ɪˈvæl.ju.ə.tɪv/  us   /ɪˈvæl.ju.eɪ.t̬ɪv/ formal
evaluative research
(Definition of evaluate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"evaluate" in American English

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evaluateverb [T]

 us   /ɪˈvæl·juˌeɪt/
to judge or calculate the quality, importance, amount, or value of something: Doctors evaluate the patient’s condition. [+ question word] Have they evaluated what their next step is?
evaluation
noun [C/U]  us   /ɪˌvæl·jəˈweɪ·ʃən/
[C] Student evaluations of the class will be collected next week.
(Definition of evaluate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"evaluate" in Business English

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evaluateverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪˈvæljueɪt/
to judge the quality, importance, amount, or value of someone or something: evaluate sb on sth Employees will be evaluated on their performance, attendance, and team skills.evaluate sth's/sb's effectiveness/impact/performance The research aims to evaluate the effectiveness of the training programme.
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evaluative
adjective /ɪˈvæljuətɪv/  us /-eɪṱɪv/ formal
The questionnaires may be used for evaluative purposes.
(Definition of evaluate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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