as|sess|ment


as|sess|ment
as|sess|ment «uh SEHS muhnt», noun.
1. the act of assessing: »

Figurative. Every assessment of loyalty involves a subjective element (Bulletin of Atomic Scientists).

2. the amount of tax which is decided to be payable.
3. an official valuation of property for purposes of taxation.
4. valuation in general; appraisal.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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