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1A person who evaluates the quality of a person or thing:‘the assessor interviews the candidates and observes them actually using the language’
- 1.1 A person who calculates or estimates the price or value of something:‘loss assessors were beginning to get an idea of the extent of the damage’‘the county tax assessor had reported separate valuations for the buildings and the land’
- 1.2 A person who is knowledgeable in a particular field and is called upon for advice, typically by a judge or committee of inquiry:‘the expert assessor recommended that the applicant have sole custody’
- 1.1 A person who calculates or estimates the price or value of something:
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