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valuation

[val-yoo-ey-shuh n] /ˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃən/
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
1520-1530
1520-30; value + -ation; compare Middle French valuation
Related forms
valuational, adjective
valuationally, adverb
prevaluation, noun
self-valuation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for valuational

valuation

/ˌvæljʊˈeɪʃən/
noun
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
Derived Forms
valuational, adjective
valuationally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for valuational

valuation

n.

1520s, from Old French valuacion, noun of action from valuer (see value).

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