Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of appraise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective exercising or involving careful evaluations

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Examples

  • Owners must be honest in appraising their pets, but many can't or won't acknowledge the realities of personality characteristics or behaviors that would make the animals an annoyance or distraction at work.

    Dogs allowed: Creature comforts at the workplace

  • What I would say about Northern Rock ... is that most of the staff that worked ... on the lending side, all the evidence shows, did an excellent job in appraising the loans that they were making, and that they monitored very carefully and did not lend money to people who should not be borrowing from them.

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  • What I would say about Northern Rock ... is that most of the staff that worked ... on the lending side, all the evidence shows, did an excellent job in appraising the loans that they were making, and that they monitored very carefully and did not lend money to people who should not be borrowing from them.

    Solid as a Nothern Rock?

  • Has anyone ever done a serious study on the economic impact of drug addiction, alcoholism, prostitution, crime, divorce, pollution, economic disparity, and psychological illness caused by a capitalist society in appraising its efficiency?

    Letters to the Editor

  • Has anyone ever done a serious study on the economic impact of drug addiction, alcoholism, prostitution, crime, divorce, pollution, economic disparity, and psychological illness caused by a capitalist society in appraising its efficiency?

    Letters to the Editor

  • Has anyone ever done a serious study on the economic impact of drug addiction, alcoholism, prostitution, crime, divorce, pollution, economic disparity, and psychological illness caused by a capitalist society in appraising its efficiency?

    Letters to the Editor

  • There is no need to waste time in appraising what has to be done and what are going to be the tremendous tasks of the Province and the municipalities.

    Ontario's Economical Prospects in 1957

  • There are three factors which must not be overlooked in appraising the Italian situation: First, there were 5,000,000 Communist votes in the election, nearly one-third of the total.

    Europe Our Next Door Neighbour

  • This fact should be given especial consideration in appraising the significance of the work of Erlanger and Gasser.

    Physiology or Medicine 1944 - Presentation Speech

  • This may unconsciously handicap me in appraising the project in terms of the general interest of Canada.

    Hydro and the St. Lawrence

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