valuation

[ val-yoo-ey-shuh n ]
/ ˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃən /

noun

the act of estimating or setting the value of something; appraisal.
an estimated value or worth.
the awareness or acknowledgment of the quality, nature, excellence, or the like of something: public valuation of the importance of education.

Origin of valuation

1520–30; value + -ation; compare Middle French valuation
Related formsval·u·a·tion·al, adjectiveval·u·a·tion·al·ly, adverbpre·val·u·a·tion, nounself-val·u·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for valuation

valuation

/ (ˌvæljʊˈeɪʃən) /

noun

the act of valuing, esp a formal assessment of the worth of property, jewellery, etc
the price arrived at by the process of valuingthe valuation of this property is considerable; I set a high valuation on technical ability
Derived Formsvaluational, adjectivevaluationally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for valuation

valuation


n.

1520s, from Old French valuacion, noun of action from valuer (see value).

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