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.

Nearby words

  1. valsalva maneuver,
  2. valse,
  3. valuable,
  4. valuables,
  5. valuate,
  6. valuator,
  7. value,
  8. value added,
  9. value date,
  10. value fund

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 valuational

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 valuational

valuation

n.

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

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