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appraise

verb [T] uk   /əˈpreɪz/ us  
to examine someone or something in order to judge their qualities, success, or needs: At the end of each teaching practice, trainee teachers are asked to appraise their own performance. In cooperation with other professionals, social workers will appraise the individual's needs. He coolly appraised the situation, deciding which person would be most likely to succeed.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value US for value verb: The ring was appraised at $40,000.Assessing and estimating valueAnalysing and evaluating
appraisee
noun [C] uk   /ə.preɪˈziː/ us  
a person who is being appraisedAnalysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
appraiser
noun [C] uk   /əˈpreɪ.zər/ us    /-zɚ/
a person who appraises someone or somethingAnalysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
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