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appraiseverb [T]

 us   /əˈpreɪz/
to ​judge the ​quality, ​success, or ​needs of someone or something: Socialworkers appraise the ​needs of each ​family.
Appraise also ​means to ​judge the ​worth of something: A ​professional appraised my ​jewelry.
appraisal
noun [C/U]  us   /əˈpreɪ·zəl/
I was ​pleased with the appraisal of my ​work.
(Definition of appraise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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appraiseverb [T]

uk   /əˈpreɪz/  us   /əˈpreɪz/
to ​examine someone or something in ​order to ​judgetheirqualities, ​success, or ​needs: At the end of each ​teachingpractice, ​traineeteachers are ​asked to appraise ​their own performance. In ​cooperation with other ​professionals, ​socialworkers will appraise the individual's ​needs. He ​coolly appraised the situation, ​deciding which ​person would be most ​likely to ​succeed.
US (Uk value) to give a ​judgment about how much ​money something might be ​sold for: The ​ring was appraised at $40,000.
appraisee
noun [C] uk   /ə.preɪˈziː/  us   /ə.preɪˈziː/
a ​person who is being appraised
(Definition of appraise from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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appraiseverb [T]

uk   us   /əˈpreɪz/
to ​estimate the ​value, ​condition, ​quality, etc. of someone or something after a careful ​examination: The ​banks need to ​develop the ​skillsrequired to appraise and ​monitor borrowers in a ​marketeconomy.appraise sth at/for sth The entire ​property is appraised at $7.2 million.appraise sth for sth The artwork was appraised for $10 million. The ​price was more than twice the land's appraised ​value.
HR, MANAGEMENT to ​meet with an ​employee to discuss their ​progress, ​aims, and ​needs at ​work: Seniorstaff appraise their ​day-to-daywork, while ​mentors are on ​hand to ​offergeneralcareeradvice.
(Definition of appraise from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “appraise”
in Spanish Valorar…
in Vietnamese đánh giá…
in Malaysian menilai…
in Thai ประเมินค่า…
in Chinese (Simplified) 评定, 鉴定, 估价…
in Turkish değerlendirme, değerini ortaya koyma…
in Russian оценивать…
in Indonesian menilai…
in Chinese (Traditional) 評定, 鑒定, 估價…
in Polish oceniać…
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