raw score

noun

: an individual's actual achievement score (as on a test) before being adjusted for relative position in the test group

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The raw score of 15 for naming animals in the language section became a 35 for whites and 41 for Blacks. CBS News, 15 May 2021 The raw score of 15 for naming animals in the language section became a 35 for whites and 41 for Blacks. CBS News, 15 May 2021 The raw score of 15 for naming animals in the language section became a 35 for whites and 41 for Blacks. CBS News, 15 May 2021 The raw score of 15 for naming animals in the language section became a 35 for whites and 41 for Blacks. CBS News, 15 May 2021 The raw score of 15 for naming animals in the language section became a 35 for whites and 41 for Blacks. CBS News, 15 May 2021 The raw score of 15 for naming animals in the language section became a 35 for whites and 41 for Blacks. CBS News, 15 May 2021 The raw score of 15 for naming animals in the language section became a 35 for whites and 41 for Blacks. CBS News, 15 May 2021 The raw score of 15 for naming animals in the language section became a 35 for whites and 41 for Blacks. CBS News, 15 May 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of raw score was in 1920

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“Raw score.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raw%20score. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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