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evaluation

[ih-val-yoo-ey-shuh n] /ɪˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
an act or instance of evaluating or appraising.
2.
(especially in medicine) a diagnosis or diagnostic study of a physical or mental condition.
Origin of evaluation
1745-1755
1745-55; < French évaluation. See e-1, valuation
Related forms
misevaluation, noun
nonevaluation, noun
overevaluation, noun
reevaluation, noun
self-evaluation, noun
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  • Once re-evaluation started, the processes of artmaking and aesthetic appropriation grew relatively disconnected.

Word Origin and History for re-evaluation
n.

also reevaluation, 1905; noun of action from re-evaluate.

evaluation

n.

1755, from French évaluation, from évaluer "to find the value of," from é- "out" (see ex-) + valuer (see value).

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