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evaluation

[ ih-val-yoo-ey-shuhn ]
/ ɪˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃən /
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noun

an act or instance of evaluating or appraising.
(especially in medicine) a diagnosis or diagnostic study of a physical or mental condition.

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Origin of evaluation

From the French word évaluation, dating back to 1745–55. See e-1, valuation

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