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Definition: Appraisial

Quick Summary of Appraisial

An act or instance of appraising something or someone; especially: the valuation of a property by the estimate of an authorised person.

What is the dictionary definition of Appraisial?

Dictionary Definition

  1. The act or process of developing an opinion of value.
  2. A judgment or assessment of the value of something, especially a formal one.

This involves the assessment of alternative courses of action with a view to establishing which course of action should be taken.

Appraisals can be financial, economic or technical in their emphasis.

Examples of Appraisial in a sentence

Now a detailed appraisal of the scheme will need to be carried out.

What is your appraisal of the situation?

An investment appraisal comes with the project.

The appraisal system aims to assess an employees’ strengths and weaknesses.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Appraisial are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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