the act of ; appraisal; evaluation.
an official valuation of property for the purpose of levying a tax; an assigned value.
an amount as payable.
Paul Vallely, author of one of the first assessment books on Francis, Untying the Knots, says Francis has hit a nerve.
Pope Francis’s Rough Road to Reform Barbie Latza Nadeau October 2, 2013
Many rebels agree with this assessment, saying that Assad and his core supporters will never leave.
Inside Bashar al-Assad’s Army Mike Giglio December 9, 2012
Other former Ketchum employees contacted by The Daily Beast confirmed this assessment.
Confessions of a Putin Spin Doctor Eli Lake March 10, 2014
No report, from public or private sources, has contradicted that assessment.
Heather Hurlburt on Rumors of an Imminent Attack on Iran Heather Hurlburt October 10, 2012
John McCain echoed the assessment in a separate Fox interview.
Dump Joe Biden? Nah Howard Kurtz August 15, 2012
All this was so much information of which the scribes took advantage in regulating the assessment of the land-tax.
History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 2 (of 12) G. Maspero
Footnote 3-65: For an assessment of the performance of the Mason’s crew.
Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965 Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
The new Valuation Lists had increased the assessment of the parish by £47,000.
Yarmouth Notes Frederick Danby Palmer
Of course, there is stealing in the assessment of land damages; but so there is everywhere.
Glances at Europe Horace Greeley
But no principle of assessment existed, and the amount actually realized varied greatly from year to year.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4 Various
the act of assessing, esp (in Britain) the evaluation of a student’s achievement on a course
an amount determined as payable
a valuation set on taxable property, income, etc
1540s, “value of property for tax purposes,” from assess + -ment. Meaning “determination or adjustment of tax rate” is from 1540s; general sense of “estimation” is recorded from 1620s. In education jargon from 1956.
The appraisal of property for the purposes of taxation.
- Assessment arrangements
plural noun (Brit, education) nationally standardized plans for pupil assessment in different subjects based on attainment targets at the end of each key stage in the National Curriculum
a person who makes assessments, especially for purposes of taxation. an adviser or assistant to a judge, especially one serving as a specialist in some field. Archaic. a person who shares another’s position, rank, or dignity. a person sitting beside another in an advisory capacity; an advisory associate. Contemporary Examples “There is a conceptual leap […]
a person who makes assessments, especially for purposes of taxation. an adviser or assistant to a judge, especially one serving as a specialist in some field. Archaic. a person who shares another’s position, rank, or dignity. a person sitting beside another in an advisory capacity; an advisory associate. noun a person who evaluates the merits, […]
a useful and desirable thing or quality: Organizational ability is an asset. a single item of ownership having exchange value. assets. items of ownership convertible into cash; total resources of a person or business, as cash, notes and accounts receivable, securities, inventories, goodwill, fixtures, machinery, or real estate (opposed to ). Accounting. the items detailed […]
- Asset allocation
noun a financial strategy for reducing risk in an investment portfolio in order to maximize return Examples Asset allocation means dividing investment funds among markets to achieve diversification and/or a combination of expected return and risk consistent with the investor’s objectives. Word Origin 1950