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evaluate (someone or something) as (something)

To categorize or conceive of someone or something in a certain way in order to judge or grade them appropriately. Well, of course you were critiqued more harshly—she evaluated you as the professional dancer you are! We should evaluate this raw data as just that—not contextualized statistics.
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evaluate someone as something

to judge someone's performance as something. I will have to evaluate you as a new student. We must evaluate ourselves as teachers and leaders.
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* Decide on a committee: In most schools, there is already a group that evaluates technology and makes purchasing decisions.
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Denner and Halprin (1974) suggest that when consumers use the same instrument to evaluate their progress and the social service.
These individual reports are used to evaluate the exposure of the reporting institutions.
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To methodically evaluate these controls, companies need a formal structure within the context of the overall internal control framework adopted by management.
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The study did not aim to evaluate the quality of the participants' search results.
It shows that people have to look past the numbers to truly evaluate nursing homes.
Without this "snapshot," the board of trustees has no established precedent upon which to evaluate the core competencies needed in a new Leader.