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Definition of Assessment

Assessment

  1. The act of assessing; the act of determining an amount to be paid; as, an assessment of damages, or of taxes; an assessment of the members of a club.
  2. A valuation of property or profits of business, for the purpose of taxation; such valuation and an adjudging of the proper sum to be levied on the property; as, an assessment of property or an assessment on property.
  3. The specific sum levied or assessed.
  4. An apportionment of a subscription for stock into successive installments; also, one of these installments (in England termed a "call").

Assessment Quotations

I do not deny that I planned sabotage. I did not plan it in a spirit of recklessness nor because I have any love of violence. I planned it as a result of a calm and sober assessment of the political situation that had arisen after many years of tyranny, exploitation and oppression of my people by the whites.
Nelson Mandela

When I decide who to vote for as president, I ask myself who will be best for America and for the world. An important component of my answer involves my assessment of the candidate's willingness and ability to protect Israel's security, since I strongly believe that a strong Israel serves the interests of the United States and of world peace.
Alan Dershowitz

I think kids should have a mentor and a role model, but that they shouldn't take one person's opinion to be what we call final assessment or judgment about how life is supposed to be.
Sean Paul

A mentor long departed told me that the greatest gift in political life, in any life, is to view yourself objectively, at arm's length, to make an assessment of yourself. So whom do I rely on? I rely on myself.
Hugh Carey

Independence is a very subjective assessment.
P. Chidambaram
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Assessment Translations

assessment in Dutch is belastingaanslag, aanslag
assessment in Italian is inclinazione, valutazione, estimo
assessment in Swedish is taxering, beskattning
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