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verb [transitive] evaluate pronunciation in American English /ɪˈvæljuˌeɪt/
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present tense
present participleevaluating
past tenseevaluated
past participleevaluated
  1. to think carefully about something before making a judgment about its value, importance, or quality
    The performance of each employee is evaluated once a year.
    The study will evaluate the long-term effects of exposure to radiation.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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