appraisal

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EtymologyEdit

From appraise +‎ -al.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈpɹeɪzəl/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪzəl

NounEdit

appraisal (countable and uncountable, plural appraisals)

  1. The act or process of developing an opinion of value.
    • 2020, Brit Bennett, The Vanishing Half, Dialogue Books, page 47:
      She hated that silent appraisal, watching someone compare her to a version that she might have been.
  2. A judgment or assessment of the value of something, especially a formal one.

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