assessor

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noun as·ses·sor \ə-ˈse-sər\

Definition of assessor

  1. 1 :  an official who assists a judge or magistrate

  2. 2 :  one that assesses; especially :  an official who assesses property for taxation

14th Century

First Known Use of assessor

14th century


ASSESSOR Defined for English Language Learners

assessor

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noun as·ses·sor \ə-ˈse-sər\

Definition of assessor for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to officially say how much something (such as a property) is worth especially so that it can be taxed according to that value

  • law : a person who knows a lot about a particular subject and whose job is to give advice about that subject to a judge or other court official

  • : a person whose job is to officially say how well someone has done on a test, in a competition, etc.


Law Dictionary

assessor

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noun as·ses·sor \ə-ˈse-sər\

Legal Definition of assessor

  1. 1 :  one appointed or elected to assist a judge or magistrate; especially :  one with special knowledge of the subject to be decided — see also master

  2. 2 :  one that assesses; specifically :  one that is authorized to assess property for taxation



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