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e·val·u·ate

 (ĭ-văl′yo͞o-āt′)
tr.v. e·val·u·at·ed, e·val·u·at·ing, e·val·u·ates
1. To ascertain or fix the value or amount of: evaluate the damage from the flood.
2. To determine the importance, effectiveness, or worth of; assess: evaluate teacher performance. See Synonyms at estimate.
3. Mathematics To calculate the numerical value of; express numerically.

[Back-formation from evaluation, from French évaluation, from Old French, from evaluer, to evaluate : e-, out (from Latin ē-, ex-; see ex-) + value, value; see value.]

e·val′u·a′tion n.
e·val′u·a·tive adj.
e·val′u·a·tor n.
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e•val•u•a•tion

(ɪˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of evaluating or appraising.
2. a diagnosis or diagnostic study of a physical or mental condition.
[1745–55; < French évaluation. See e-, valuation]
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evaluation

In intelligence usage, appraisal of an item of information in terms of credibility, reliability, pertinence, and accuracy.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evaluation - act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth ofevaluation - act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
judgment, assessment, judgement - the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
scoring, grading, marking - evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score; "what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do"
2.evaluation - an appraisal of the value of somethingevaluation - an appraisal of the value of something; "he set a high valuation on friendship"
appraisal, assessment - the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
overvaluation - too high a value or price assigned to something
undervaluation - too low a value or price assigned to something
pricing - the evaluation of something in terms of its price
reevaluation - the evaluation of something a second time (or more)
mark, score, grade - a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance); "she made good marks in algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your homework?"
bond rating - an evaluation by a rating company of the probability that a particular bond issue will default; "the bonds of highest quality are said to have bond ratings of AAA"
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evaluation

noun assessment, rating, judgment, calculation, valuation, appraisal, estimation Evaluation is standard practice for the training course.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

evaluation

noun
The act or result of judging the worth or value of something or someone:
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Translations
تَقْدير، تَثْمين
evaluering
BewertungEvaluierung
értékbecslés
mat; útreikningur
ocenenie
değerlendirmehesaplama

evaluation

[ɪˌvæljʊˈeɪʃən] N
1. [of value] → valoración f, cálculo m
2. [of evidence etc] → 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

evaluation

[ɪˌvæljuˈeɪʃən] n (= assessment) [work, knowledge] → évaluation f; [record, achievement] → évaluation f
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evaluation

n (of house, painting, worth etc)Schätzung f; (of damages)Festsetzung f; (of situation, chances, effectiveness, usefulness)Einschätzung f, → Beurteilung f; (of evidence, results)Auswertung f; (of pros and cons)Abwägung f; (of contribution, achievement, work, performance)Beurteilung f; (Med: of patient) → Untersuchung (und Diagnosestellung) f; in my evaluationnach meiner Schätzung; on evaluation of the evidence it became clear that …die Auswertung or Sichtung des Beweismaterials machte klar, dass …
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

evaluation

[ɪˌvæljʊˈeɪʃn] nvalutazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

evaluate

(iˈvӕljueit) verb
1. to form an idea of the worth of. It is difficult to evaluate him as a writer.
2. to work out the numerical value of. If x = 1 and y = 2 we can evaluate x2 + y2.
eˌvaluˈation noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

e·val·u·a·tion

n. evaluación, consideración del estado de salud mental y físico de una persona enferma o sana.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

evaluation

n evaluación f, valoración f
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They cover science, society, and social research; the process and problems of social research; ethics in research; conceptualization and measurement; sampling and generalizability; causation and experimental design; survey research; elementary quantitative data analysis; qualitative methods: observing, participating, and listening; qualitative data analysis; unobtrusive measures; evaluation research; and reviewing, proposing, and reporting research.
The authors recommend encouraging financial aid innovation paired with evaluation research, especially randomized controlled trials.
A very cursory mention of evaluation research is mentioned in this chapter.
In this column, the purpose of and issues related to evaluation research are discussed.
Expanded evaluation research in these areas will foster the development of policies that are minimally burdensome to employers and maximally effective in reducing exposures and health effects.
Primary author Victor Montori, M.D., Mayo Clinic endocrinologist and lead researcher in the Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit, said that the new cholesterol guidelines are a major improvement from the old ones, which lacked scientific rigor, asserting that the new guidelines are based upon calculating a patient's 10-year cardiovascular risk and prescribing proven cholesterol-lowering drugs - statins - if that risk is high.
Using examples from the field, they explain the social science approach; the basic stages of research; research ethics and philosophies; conceptualization and measurement; sampling; causation and research design; experimental designs; survey research; qualitative methods and analysis; historical, secondary, and content analysis and crime mapping; evaluation research and policy analysis; mixing and comparing methods; quantitative data analysis; and reporting results.
in History from the University of Manitoba and is an assistant professor at the University of Regina and a researcher with the Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit, told the Leader-Post that the book was at times depressing to write, but he hopes it will help "mainstream Canada" appreciate the link between Aboriginal health today and government decisions made in the past.
Globally, health promotion has emerged as a viable tool for comprehensive and equitable health and social development, and the proposed HPDF would undertake to: (i) support strategic thinking and advocacy on health promotion and social development issues; (ii) support special projects to further the health promotion and development agenda; (iii) conduct research and support knowledge dissemination through grants, evaluation research and knowledge translation; (iv) support sporting and cultural organisations that directly or indirectly promote health and social capital; and (v) support capacity building in health-promoting activities.
As does any research effort, the evaluation research process unfolds as specific tasks are accomplished systematically at various stages.

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