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Definition of "appraising" []

  • Present participle of appraise. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "appraising" in a sentence
  • "Owners must be honest in appraising their pets, but many can't or won't acknowledge the realities of personality characteristics or behaviors that would make the animals an annoyance or distraction at work."
  • "What I would say about Northern Rock ... is that most of the staff that worked ... on the lending side, all the evidence shows, did an excellent job in appraising the loans that they were making, and that they monitored very carefully and did not lend money to people who should not be borrowing from them."
  • "Has anyone ever done a serious study on the economic impact of drug addiction, alcoholism, prostitution, crime, divorce, pollution, economic disparity, and psychological illness caused by a capitalist society in appraising its efficiency?"