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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
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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  • There needs to be a satisfactory return for the investment and a constant reevaluation of goals.
  • To which the solution is to get serious about the reevaluation process, not take a meat cleaver to it annually.
  • But other members have also come in for critical reevaluation.
  • It can be a conclusion, arrived at in a rational fashion, and subject to reevaluation in the face of new evidence.
Word Origin and History for reevaluation

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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