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as·sess·ment

 (ə-sĕs′mənt)
n.
1. The act of assessing; appraisal.
2. An amount assessed, as for taxation.

assessment

(əˈsɛsmənt)
n
1. the act of assessing, esp (in Britain) the evaluation of a student's achievement on a course
2. (Banking & Finance) an amount determined as payable
3. (Banking & Finance) a valuation set on taxable property, income, etc
4. evaluation; estimation

as•sess•ment

(əˈsɛs mənt)

n.
1. the act of assessing; appraisal; evaluation.
2. an official valuation of property, used as a basis for levying a tax.
3. an amount assessed as payable.
[1530–40]

assessment

1. Analysis of the security, effectiveness, and potential of an existing or planned intelligence activity.
2. Judgment of the motives, qualifications, and characteristics of present or prospective employees or "agents."
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.assessment - the classification of someone or something with respect to its worthassessment - the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
categorisation, categorization, sorting, classification - the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
critical analysis, critical appraisal - an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation
rating, valuation, evaluation - an appraisal of the value of something; "he set a high valuation on friendship"
assay, check - an appraisal of the state of affairs; "they made an assay of the contents"; "a check on its dependability under stress"
acid test - a rigorous or crucial appraisal
reappraisal, reassessment, revaluation, review - a new appraisal or evaluation
underevaluation - an appraisal that underestimates the value of something
2.assessment - an amount determined as payableassessment - an amount determined as payable; "the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership"
charge - financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate"
3.assessment - the market value set on assets
monetary value, price, cost - the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold); "the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver"; "he puts a high price on his services"; "he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"
tax assessment - the value set on taxable property
4.assessment - the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or eventassessment - the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
justice - judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments
adjudication - the final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented
disapproval - the act of disapproving or condemning
evaluation, rating - act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
estimate, estimation - a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody; "many factors are involved in any estimate of human life"; "in my estimation the boy is innocent"
logistic assessment - a judgment of the logistic support required for some particular military operation
value judgement, value judgment - an assessment that reveals more about the values of the person making the assessment than about the reality of what is assessed

assessment

noun
1. judgment, analysis, determination, evaluation, valuation, appraisal, estimation, rating, opinion, estimate, computation He was remanded to a mental hospital for assessment.
2. evaluation, rating, rate, charge, tax, demand, fee, duty, toll, levy, tariff, taxation, valuation, impost inflated assessments of mortgaged property

assessment

noun
1. The act or result of judging the worth or value of something or someone:
2. A compulsory contribution, usually of money, that is required for the support of a government:
Translations
تَقْدير، تَخْمين
odhadohodnocení
bedømmelseopgørelsevurdering
arviointi
adóztatásfelbecsülésmegadóztatás
mat
afweging
ohodnotenie
değerlendirme

assessment

[əˈsesmənt] N
1. (= evaluation) [of damage, property] → valoración f, tasación f; (= judgment) → juicio m, valoración f
what is your assessment of the situation?¿qué juicio or valoración le merece la situación?
2. (Fin, Tax) tax assessmentcálculo m de los ingresos, estimación f de la base impositiva
3. (Univ, Scol, Ind) (= appraisal) → evaluación f
see also continuous

assessment

[əˈsɛsmənt] n
(= evaluation) [needs, risks, damage, effects] → évaluation f, estimation f
assessment of → jugement m sur, opinion f sur
[tax] → estimation f, évaluation f
(SCHOOL, INDUSTRY) [student, pupil, worker] → évaluation f
continuous assessment → contrôle continu

assessment

n
(= evaluation) (of person, chances, abilities, needs)Einschätzung f; (of problem, situation, prospects also)Beurteilung f; (of proposal, advantages also)Abwägen nt; (of damage)Schätzung f; in my assessmentmeines Erachtens; what’s your assessment of the situation?wie sehen or beurteilen Sie die Lage?
(Fin, of property) → Schätzung f, → Taxierung f; (of person: for tax purposes)Veranlagung f
(Jur) (of fine, tax)Festsetzung, Bemessung f; (of damages)Schätzung f
(Sch, Univ: of student) → Einstufung f; (Med: of patient) → Beurteilung f

assessment

[əˈsɛsmənt] n (of value, damages) → valutazione f; (of property, tax) → accertamento; (judgment) assessment (of)giudizio (su)

assess

(əˈses) verb
1. to estimate or judge the quality or quantity of. Can you assess my chances of winning?
2. to estimate in order to calculate tax due on. My income has been assessed wrongly.
asˈsessment noun
asˈsessor noun

as·sess·ment

n. evaluación;
clinical ______ clínica;
health ______ del estado de salud.

assessment

n evaluación f, valoración f
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The question now was, whether a piece of ground outside the town should be secured as a burial-ground by means of assessment or by private subscription.
It was also published in the Wall Street Journal, and it was to the effect, on apparently straight inside information, that on Thursday, when the directors of Ward Valley met, instead of the customary dividend being declared, an assessment would be levied.
True to the rumor, Ward Valley levied the assessment.
To designate for the heaviest political assessment.
The harp is the travelling patterer for the Universe's Insurance Company, recommending its laws, and our little goodness is all the assessment that we pay.
An' the union took time by the neck and levied a four dollar emergency assessment on every member just to be ready if the strike was pulled off.
The highest tax was upon men who are the greatest favourites of the other sex, and the assessments, according to the number and nature of the favours they have received; for which, they are allowed to be their own vouchers.
Land taxes are co monly laid in one of two modes, either by ACTUAL valuations, permanent or periodical, or by OCCASIONAL assessments, at the discretion, or according to the best judgment, of certain officers whose duty it is to make them.
And he had had a swift vision of his mother and brothers and sisters, their multitudinous wants, the house with its painting and repairing, its street assessments and taxes, and of the coming of children to him and Genevieve, and of his own daily wage in the sail-making loft.
Assessments and taxes were enormous; the public works were notoriously neglected, the accounts were slurred over by bribed auditors, and the decent citizen was terrorized into paying public blackmail, and holding his tongue lest some worse thing befall him.
The recommendation was made on the last day of the three-year statute of limitations (SOL) on assessment.
Holmes, Brown, and Algozzine present strategies on how to assist all students in the quest for success in their article "Promoting Academic Success for All Students" while Norton addresses the difficulties of assessing learning in "Challenges to Effective Assessment of Learning.

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