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assess

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishassessas‧sess /əˈses/ ●●○ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 JUDGEto make a judgment about a person or situation after thinking carefully about it syn judgeassess the impact/extent/effectiveness etc of something 🔊 a report to assess the impact of advertising on childrenassess what/how etc 🔊 The technique is being tried in classrooms to assess what effects it may have.be assessed as something 🔊 Many of the adults were assessed as having learning difficulties.2 COUNT/CALCULATEto calculate the value or cost of somethingbe assessed at something 🔊 The value of the business was assessed at £1.25 million.→ See Verb table
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assessFrancis Urquhart is more difficult to assess.I took the ring to a jeweller to have its value assessed.For these reasons the functional significance of these observations is difficult to assess.Rates were locally assessed and the amounts payable varied considerably from place to place.The total value of the paintings is assessed at $20 million.Scientists are particularly interested in observing the thawing and freezing of the polar icecaps in order to assess changes in sea level.This computer program will assess how much is spent on each student within the school.The committee will continue to assess how we can improve.The use of rose bengal dye was the first attempt at assessing liver function through dye excretion.The booklet aims to help parents assess recent educational changes.This test provides an excellent way of assessing students' progress.The problems of assessing such links are, of course, huge, but there is scope for a contribution.Psychologists will assess the child's behavior.He has written a guidebook that assesses the quality of Californian hotels.High Commissioner for Refugees visit the detention center twice a week to assess those requests.Workstart is an experimental programme to help us assess what forms of wage subsidy work best.be assessed as somethingTheir total numbers were assessed as being of the order of 350-400,000 against the Allies' 500,000.Their intention is assessed as being to seize the oil installations at the earliest opportunity.Fourthly, in some cases elders may be assessed as having little practical consciousness.If the buyer rejects the goods for breach of condition, his damages are assessed as m the case of non-delivery.Where boundary fences are in poor condition, the estimated cost of rectification should be assessed as part of the financial appraisal.On the basis of their comments about their jobs, the women were assessed as satisfied or dissatisfied with employment work.The experience is subjective and should be assessed as subjective yet vital in understanding the individual.be assessed at somethingIn this case the probabilities of success and failure are assessed at 0.5.But, as I understand it, the present legislation insists that all empty properties will be assessed at 50 percent.Discounts for empty properties will be assessed at 50 percent.Sir Horatio Palavicino, an exceptionally wealthy man, complained when his income was assessed at £80.Compliance and response to a gluten free diet were assessed at each visit by careful questioning.Departures from the null hypothesis were assessed at the 5% significance level.All of the attainment targets can be assessed at various levels, with corresponding programmes of study leading towards them.
From Longman Business Dictionaryassessas‧sess /əˈses/ verb [intransitive, transitive]1to make a judgement about a person or situation after considering all the informationThis information is needed to assess efficiency and effectiveness.assess thatThe federal government assessed that the assets had been acquired illegally.2to calculate how much something will cost to repair, how much something is worth, how much money someone should be given etcTen loss adjusters are still assessing the extent of the damage.assess something atThe net value of his estate was assessed at around £6,250,000.3to calculate the amount of tax someone should payassess somebody/something on somethingThe payroll tax isn’t assessed on wages above a certain level.→ See Verb table
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assess
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyassess
he, she, itassesses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyassessed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave assessed
he, she, ithas assessed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad assessed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill assess
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have assessed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam assessing
he, she, itis assessing
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you, we, theyare assessing
Past
I, he, she, itwas assessing
you, we, theywere assessing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been assessing
he, she, ithas been assessing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been assessing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be assessing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been assessing
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