appraisal Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "appraisal" - English Dictionary

See all translations

appraisalnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /əˈpreɪ.zəl/
the act of examining someone or something in order to judge their qualities, success, or needs: The newspaper gave an editorial appraisal of the government's achievements of the past year. (also job/performance appraisal) a meeting in which an employee discusses his or her progress, aims, and needs at work with his or her manager or employer: Many companies operate regular job appraisals, often on an annual basis.
(Definition of appraisal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of appraisal?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “appraisal” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
meme

an idea, image, video, etc. that is spread very quickly on the internet

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More