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ap·prais·al

 (ə-prā′zəl)
n.
1. The act or an instance of appraising.
2. An expert or official valuation, as for taxation.
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appraisal

(əˈpreɪzəl) or

appraisement

n
1. an assessment or estimation of the worth, value, or quality of a person or thing. See also performance appraisal
2. (Banking & Finance) a valuation of property or goods
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ap•prais•al

(əˈpreɪ zəl)

n.
1. the act of estimating or judging the nature or value of something or someone.
2. a valuation, as for sale or taxation.
3. an estimate or considered opinion. Sometimes, ap•praise′ment.
[1810–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appraisal - the classification of someone or something with respect to its worthappraisal - 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.appraisal - a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
commercial document, commercial instrument - a document of or relating to commerce
overappraisal, overestimate, overestimation, overvaluation - an appraisal that is too high
3.appraisal - an expert estimation of the quality, quantity, and other characteristics of someone or something
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"
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appraisal

noun
1. assessment, opinion, estimate, judgment, evaluation, estimation, sizing up (informal), recce (slang) Self-appraisal is never easy.
2. valuation, pricing, rating, survey, reckoning, assay He has resisted being drawn into the business of cost appraisal.
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appraisal

noun
The act or result of judging the worth or value of something or someone:
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Translations
EinschätzungGrundstückswertermittlung

appraisal

[əˈpreɪzəl] N
1. (= valuation) → tasación f, valoración f
2. [of worth, importance] → estimación f, apreciación f; [of situation, employee] → evaluación f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

appraisal

[əˈpreɪzəl] n (= evaluation) → évaluation f
an appraisal of sth [situation] → une évaluation de qch; [someone's performance, work, strengths] → une évaluation de qch
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appraisal

n (of value, damage)Abschätzung f; (of character, ability)Beurteilung f; to make an appraisal of the situationdie Lage abschätzen; his careful/accurate appraisalseine sorgfältige/genaue Einschätzung
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appraisal

[əˈpreɪzl] nvalutazione f, stima (fig) → giudizio
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References in classic literature ?
Anything but a beauty--had been his appraisal when he halted the procession for a pow-wow.
"But who's still putting up?--all of you, I ask you." The wheat- farmer leaned forward, resting the heels of his hands on his knees so that the fingers hung down his long shins, in Daughtry's appraisal, half-way to his feet.
The more he knew of her, the higher was his appraisal. Had she been reserved and haughty with him, or been merely a giggling, simpering creature of a woman, it would have been different.
Therefore, even if a homebuyer was willing to pay for multiple appraisals, it would be difficult to obtain locked price quotes from different lenders at the same point in time.
In "The 50% FEMA Rule Appraisal," Staebler discusses the unique aspects of appraisals of properties along coastlines and in flood zones, as regulated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Lenders also complete reviews to ensure appraisals meet minimum USPAP requirements.
THE MORTGAGE INDUSTRY HAS COME A LONG WAY in successfully applying technology to what used to be a fairly manual and often disjointed process to complete appraisals. The introduction of new compliance rules and regulations along with investor demands helped drive technology adoption, but there is more to be done.
As the recession hits the rear-view mirror, a runaway market has prompted growth in both mortgage lending appraisals and in specialized areas of consulting.
* Appraisals can sometimes be as time-consuming and expensive as a lawsuit.
Whether an appraisal review is conducted within an appraiser's own firm or by a client, professional association or government entity, the goal is to ensure that credible, sound appraisals are communicated in logical, concise reports.
of London) explains the key elements of performance appraisals and their potential to motivate, foster commitment and ultimately improve the organization's performance.
170(f)(11)(E)(ii), "qualified appraiser" means an individual who (1) has earned an appraisal designation from a recognized professional appraiser organization or has otherwise met minimum education and experience requirements set forth in regulations; (2) regularly performs appraisals for which the individual receives compensation; and (3) meets such other requirements as may be prescribed in IRS regulations or other guidance.