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  • n. The act of apprising, of making aware, of informing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. informing by words.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as appraisal.

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

  • n. informing by words


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  • Take another app, do another apprisal on the property, set new terms.

    Live Blog from the Anchor Desk 10/9/08

  • Lord Lovat, who had smoked his pipe merrily during his imprisonment with those about him, and had heard the last apprisal of his fate without emotion, was angry, when within a few hours of death and judgment, that his wig was not so much powdered as usual.

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 Volume II.

  • In marriage each one dreams that he will find the Understander – the one from whom he may set out into the world in search of treasures of knowledge and experience, and before whom the spoils may be exhibited without thought of rivalry, and with the certainty of glad apprisal.

    Married Love: or, Love in Marriage

  • I do not remember that they were molested, even by the guns of General Wagner, who had been foolishly posted with two small brigades across the turnpike, a half-mile in our front, where he was needless for apprisal and powerless for resistance.

    The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 1

  • The sight of him kneeling on one knee, with his rifle aimed, his eye ranging along the barrel, and his finger on the trigger, was the first startling apprisal of the real state of affairs.

    The Young Ranchers or, Fighting the Sioux

  • On organisational issues, the chapter contains a bit more meat; it appears a major re-apprisal of the MOD's structure and business processes is coming, although the drafters warn that the costs of constant reorganisation have been a very serious problem.

    The Yorkshire Ranter

  • No eastern patriarch or bishop participated in the preparations for this council; the only Byzantines taking part in the actual council were the emperor's own three emissaries; the patriarchate's sole apprisal of negotiations came through Palaeologus.



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