ADJ. broad, general, overall | individual | continuous, regular Examination is by continuous assessment. | quick, rapid | external, internal | initial | final | accurate, balanced, fair, good, proper, realistic | careful, comprehensive, detailed, formal, systematic, thorough | independent, objective | personal, subjective He was shrewd in his personal assessments. | adequate | critical | optimistic, pessimistic | course | tax | needs, performance, quality, risk Needs assessment is crucial if the hospital is to deliver effective health care. | environmental, financial, medical, psychiatric, scientific
VERB + ASSESSMENT carry out, do, give, make, undertake The new manager carried out an assessment of the sales department.
ASSESSMENT + NOUN methods, procedures, technique | criteria | process, system
PHRASES a form/method of assessment