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appraisal

 [ah-prāz´al]
the act of evaluating something.
health risk appraisal a systematic evaluation of factors in an individual, family, community, or other aggregate that might lead to illness or other health problems.
performance appraisal the evaluation of an employee or student, comparing his or her job-related behavior with a standard of expectations for performance.

appraisal

Graduate education (UK) The process of continuous monitoring of a trainee, focussing on exploring evidence of performance with the aim of helping the trainee to develop. Appraisal prepares the candidate for assessment.
MedspeakUK The process by which an employee’s performance is reviewed periodically against the requirements of the job. A continuous process of peer review of doctors and consultants, which includes 360º peer review, as well as competency-based, objectives-based, and trait-based appraisals, which are best maintained in an appraisal portfolio.
Appraisal must be transparent, fair, effective, and consistent with the principles of Good Medical Practice (GMC), clinical governance, and revalidation. Appraisal should be conducted objectively and based on accurate information; it should not be influenced by personal bias. Each consultant should be advised on what to expect from the appraisal and understand what the process is trying to achieve.
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Granting that the appraisements are reasonable both to the Kiowa-Comanches and to the Apaches and, granting that the law is fixed as specified above, the three men, in my opinion are acting in good faith and are doing the best possible under the circumstances.
First-sale appraisement is possible if the related exporter purchases the merchandise from an unrelated factory and the transactions otherwise qualify as sales for exportation to the United States.
If we think of science as generating warranted knowledge in the form of definitions, theories, and empirical findings about reality, that knowledge is a snapshot of a mutable structure resulting from an ongoing process of appraisement and absorption of the individual contributions of past and current scientists.
The passage of the nature from the order of things to the order of objects, its prospective and premeditation as long as system of objects, their cultural valuation and economic appraisement and their function in social reproduction, and their space-time manipulation, mediated by science and technology, they will be the analytic dimensions of the passage from the vital order to the rational order.
They are the reflection of modifications in the previously mentioned ethical codes towards the appraisement of the solidarity, the quality of life, or the care of the environment.
Identification and appraisement of the main pollution sources of Vilcanota river in the Calca-Urubamba sector
One of the areas reserved by the Abolition Act for local legislative action related to "how the necessary Appraisement of the future Value of such [apprenticeship] services shall be made" [CO 111/142, CAP 73, p.
99) A court may waive the requirement to file an inventory and appraisement if "it appears that none of the heirs, devisees, legatees, or creditors will be prejudiced by such waiver.
For, as Judge Cardozo put it, judgemade law is one of the existing realities of life and, he continued, the "choice of methods, the appraisement of values, must in the end be guided by like considerations for the [judge] as for the [legislator].
The court gave five reasons for rejecting the defendants contention that only identical products could be compared, (1) the customs decisions relied upon by the defendant did not support this contention, (2) defendants' construction of the phrase required a departure from the ordinary meaning of "such", (3) the customs decisions that the defendants rely on for a definition of the word "such" does not support he same construction in 1916 cases, (4) the defendants' construction of "such" would exempt non-identical goods from price discrimination laws that would not ordinarily be exempted in domestic laws and (5) the defendants' construction was contrary to customs appraisement standards of contemporary law.
In the proper sense of the term, arbitration presupposes the existence of a dispute or controversy to be tried and determined in a quasi judicial manner, whereas appraisement is an agreed method of ascertaining value or amount of damage, stipulated in advance, generally as a mere auxiliary or incident feature of a contract, with the object of preventing future disputes, rather than of settling present ones.