Evaluation

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Etymology

from French évaluation, from Middle French evaluacion, from esvaluer to evaluate, from e- + value value

Definitions

  • 1 : to determine or fix the value of
  • 2 : to determine the significance, worth, or condition of usually by careful appraisal and study




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Description

Evaluation is systematic determination of merit, worth, and significance of something or someone using criteria against a set of standards. Evaluation often is used to characterize and appraise subjects of interest in a wide range of human enterprises, including the arts, criminal justice, foundations and non-profit organizations, government, health care, and other human services.[1]