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English noun: appraisal

1. appraisal (cognition) the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth


Broader (hypernym)categorisation, categorization, classification, sorting

Narrower (hyponym)acid test, assay, check, critical analysis, critical appraisal, evaluation, rating, reappraisal, reassessment, revaluation, review, underevaluation, valuation

2. appraisal (communication) a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)

Synonymsestimate, estimation

Broader (hypernym)commercial document, commercial instrument

Narrower (hyponym)overappraisal, overestimate, overestimation, overvaluation

3. appraisal (act) an expert estimation of the quality, quantity, and other characteristics of someone or something

Broader (hypernym)estimate, estimation

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