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Assess

1. To estimate the value of a property, especially for property tax purposes. For example, a county may send an assessor to one's house to assess its value and base the property tax one owes on that assessment.

2. To decide the cost of something. For example, an insurance company may assess the damage of a house fire at $120,000 and agree to pay that much toward repairs. Alternatively, the government may assess that one owes $50,000 in income tax based upon one's income the previous year.
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6229 did not constitute a separate SOL but, rather, contained an extension to assess partnership items.
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This technique of circular questioning (Selvini, Boscolo, Cecchin, & Prata, 1980) can also be quite effective in overcoming family resistance because it serves as an indirect method to assess family problems.
4) Assess the impact of obtaining a certificate of confidentiality on perceptions of IRB members and/or participants in terms of evaluation of risks, understanding of the research, and/or understanding of the rights to privacy.
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Because weightings change between scenarios three and four, the study suggests that evaluations of quality that do not assess severity of illness may be incomplete and misleading.
In some cases, in fact, faculty added additional work that was not counted towards the course requirements, such as an extra writing assignment to assess students' writing skills.
The proposed SASs require auditors to develop a better understanding of audited entities and their environments, to use that knowledge to more rigorously assess the risks of material misstatement of the entities' financial statements and to better link the nature, timing and extent of audit procedures with assessed risks.