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  • noun Plural form of reappraisal. Instances of appraising again.


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  • The evolving situation lead to an ongoing series of "reappraisals" of Kazakh bank creditworthiness on the part of the ratings agencies, with Standard and Poor's following its initial October downgrade of the country's foreign currency-denominated debt rating (by one level to BBB -) by a revision on the outlook on Kazakh banks to negative in December.

    A Fistful Of Euros » A Fistful Of Euros

  • Recording brain activity while these reappraisals took place revealed that highlighting the positive within the negative involves, once again, a tête-à-tête between the frontal cortex and subcortical regions processing emotional value.

    The Optimism Bias by Tali Sharot: extract

  • As BluRay establishes itself in the market more and more, it gives studios the chance to re-release all their movies in a new format, gives fans a "chance" to buy them again and gives me a chance to offer reappraisals and thoughts on movies that have gone up and down in favor over the years.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: 1939 -- Still Hollywood's Greatest Year

  • Unfortunately, under more normal circumstances, entrenched bureaucracies can be expected to resist reappraisals of their past work, especially where careers are at stake.

    The Lesson of 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy'

  • This year we will separate the wheat from the chaff and see who is on board for a steaming bowl of unflinching reappraisals, a hardcore trip to the cruelest type of honesty, the kind that does not accept those mailing it in or regurgitating some weak-ass theology from media darlings.

    James Campion: 2010: Year of the Faux Revolution

  • Of the reappraisals of Michaelangelo Antonioni that have appeared since his recent death, this one by Seymore Chatman at Artforum is one of the most incisive:


  • The fall of the Berlin Wall led to reappraisals of Reagan and his speech at the Brandenburg Gate.


  • This has led to the need for re-approvals and reappraisals, and a new process that leaves applicants further frustrated and forced to bear more expense.

    John O'Kane: Brokering the Bailout

  • (Before you laugh, contrast Goldwater's standing in 1968 with more recent reappraisals of his importance to the conservative movement.)

    Matthew Kohut: The Coming Liberal Cycle

  • Technology drives these moral reappraisals by altering how we live, Fogel says.

    The Limits Of Materialism


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