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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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