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valuation

Medical practice The determination of the value of a thing–eg, a physician's private practice. See Practice valuation.
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Now, however, a new table of valuations must be placed over mankind--namely, that of the strong, mighty, and magnificent man, overflowing with life and elevated to his zenith--the Superman, who is now put before us with overpowering passion as the aim of our life, hope, and will.
We were all ranked together at the valuation. Men and women, old and young, married and single, were ranked with horses, sheep, and swine.
I was absent from Baltimore, for the purpose of valuation and division, just about one month, and it seemed to have been six.
"There ought to be a new valuation made from time to time," said Sir James.
And yet, much as she had liked him she had liked the bourgeois standard of valuation more.
The day, according to any current valuation, had been a rather ridiculous failure; he had not so much as touched Madame Olenska's hand with his lips, or extracted one word from her that gave promise of farther opportunities.
I wasted a long time there trying to persuade Goork to accept me at my own valuation, but he was too canny.
It has dawned upon me that I have never placed a proper valuation upon womankind.
We say: "I desire to be kind to my friends, honourable in business, philanthropic towards the poor, public-spirited in politics." So long as we refuse to allow ourselves, even in the watches of the night, to avow any contrary desires, we may be bullies at home, shady in the City, skinflints in paying wages and profiteers in dealing with the public; yet, if only conscious motives are to count in moral valuation, we shall remain model characters.
Anthony was willing to take him at her valuation. This father may have been the victim of the most atrocious injustice.
Roque Guinart ordered them to be restored at once; and making his men fall in in line he directed all the clothing, jewellery, and money that they had taken since the last distribution to be produced; and making a hasty valuation, and reducing what could not be divided into money, he made shares for the whole band so equitably and carefully, that in no case did he exceed or fall short of strict distributive justice.
He made a good impression upon the Englishman, who was wont to accept strangers in this wild and savage country at their own valuation, asking no questions and assuming the best of them until they proved themselves undeserving of his friendship and hospitality.