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noun assessment pronunciation in British English /əˈsesmənt/
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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



used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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