how to pronounce appraise


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appraise is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of appraise


  1. To praise; to commend.
  2. To consider comprehensively.
  3. To apprise, inform.
  4. To estimate; to conjecture.
  5. To determine the value or worth of something, particularly as a person appointed for this purpose.
  6. To judge the performance of someone, especially a worker.

appraise frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word appraise occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics appraise can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that appraise can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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