valuation

[val-yoo-ey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of estimating or setting the value of something; appraisal.
2.
an estimated value or worth.
3.
the awareness or acknowledgment of the quality, nature, excellence, or the like of something: public valuation of the importance of education.

Origin:
1520–30; value + -ation; compare Middle French valuation

valuational, adjective
valuationally, adverb
prevaluation, noun
self-valuation, noun
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valuation (ˌvæljʊˈeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of valuing, esp a formal assessment of the worth of property, jewellery, etc
2.  the price arrived at by the process of valuing: the valuation of this property is considerable; I set a high valuation on technical ability
 
valu'ational
 
adj
 
valu'ationally
 
adv

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Example sentences
And that is not agreeable to any one, who is in the habit of setting such a
  high valuation upon his knowledge.
We have not exhausted our valuation of the dream work.
Much of out valuation of the scholarly work of others is grounded in
  ideological and political commitments, in personal loyalties.
The concept of contingent valuation came into federal law as a way around this
  problem.
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