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noun     assessment pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the process of making a judgment or forming an opinion, after considering something or someone carefully

    The investigation was reopened after careful assessment of new evidence.

    1. a.
      [countable] a judgment or opinion that is the result of this process.
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] calculation of the cost or value of something, or the amount of the cost or value

    the assessment of property taxes

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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