ADJ. detailed, full, thorough A detailed appraisal of the scheme will now be carried out. | frank, honest, realistic | independent | critical | economic, financial | project | performance, staff, teacher a formal system of performance appraisal
VERB + APPRAISAL carry out, give, make He was asked to give an independent appraisal. She made a quick appraisal of the other guests.
APPRAISAL + NOUN interview We are holding staff appraisal interviews.