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verb [transitive] appraise pronunciation in American English /əˈpreɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyappraise
he/she/itappraises
present participleappraising
past tenseappraised
past participleappraised
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  1. 2
    formal to form an opinion about how successful, effective, etc. someone or something is
    The company will hire bankers and lawyers to appraise the terms of the deal.
  2. 3
    business British to evaluate a person who works for you
    Staff will be appraised twice a year.

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