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Evaluate Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    evaluate v : place a value on; judge the worth of something; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional" [syn: measure, valuate, assess, appraise, value]
Evaluate Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Evaluate \E*val"u*ate\, v. t. [See Evaluation.] To fix the value of; to rate; to appraise.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Evaluate'


Evaluation is systematic determination of merit, worth, and significance of something or someone using criteria against a set of standards. Evaluation often is used to characterize and appraise subjects of interest in a wide range of human enterprises, including the arts, criminal justice, foundations and non-profit organizations, government, health care, and other human services.

The definition of systematic evaluation is often problematic and it can not be argued that evaluation does not need a definition. Practical problems are not due to a lack of a definition but rather are a result of attempting to define evaluation.

Within the last three decades there have been tremendous theoretical and methodological developments within the field of evaluation (Hurteau, Houle, & Mongiat, 2009) postulates that the strict adherence to a set of methodological assumptions may make the field of evaluation more acceptable to a mainstream audience but this adherence will work towards preventing evaluators from developing new strategies for dealing with the myriad problems that programs face.

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* Being intelligent is not a felony, but most societies evaluate it as at least a misdemeanor. - Lazarus Long


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  • COO Alexander Karle appointed CEO of Evaluate Ltd
    Life science market intelligence company, Evaluate Ltd, today announced the appointment of Alex Karle to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Dr Jonathan de Pass, founder and Chief Executive Officer for the last 18 years will become Chairman of the Board. Read more on this news related to 'Evaluate'
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    Evaluate Ltd. Posted on: 01 Sep 14 Life science market intelligence company Evaluate Ltd today announced the appointment of Alex Karle to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Dr Jonathan de Pass founder and Chief Executive Officer for the last 18 years will become Chairman of the Board. Read more on this news related to 'Evaluate'
  • Advaxis and Merck Form Collaboration to Evaluate Investigational Combination of Two Novel Immunotherapy Candidates for ...
    PRINCETON, N.J. -- Advaxis, Inc. , a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing cancer immunotherapies, has entered into a clinical trial collaboration agreement with Merck, known as MSD outside the ... Read more on this news related to 'Evaluate'

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