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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Old French
Origin: aprisier, from prisier 'to value'; influenced by praise

appraise

verb
     
ap‧praise [transitive]
1 formal to officially judge how successful, effective, or valuable something is [= evaluate]:
Greenpeace has been invited to appraise the environmental costs of such an operation.
2 literary to look carefully at someone or something to make an opinion about them:
His eyes appraised her face.

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