Simple Definition of assessment
: the act of making a judgment about something : the act of assessing something
: an idea or opinion about something
: an amount that a person is officially required to pay especially as a tax
Examples of assessment in a sentence
It's a difficult problem that requires careful assessment.
I don't agree with his assessment of the problem.
The owners claimed the tax assessment on their house was too high.
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