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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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Our approach to evaluating costs is to track department or health care center goals as well as individual goals in an attempt to promote teamwork and to minimize issues of severity differences among panels of patients.
We should also develop a means of evaluating student use other than simply web statistics.
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At present she is creating a database of full texts and images of archival materials and evaluating commercial full-text databases and a search engine.
Although you can't be sure what motivates these inquiries, you should build an efficient system for handling and evaluating them.
Subsequently, the department assists management in evaluating the success of the process by examining the effectiveness and integrity of the results.
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