Definition of assessor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//əˈsesə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈsesər//
    Exams and assessment
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  1. 1an expert in a particular subject who is asked by a court or other official group to give advice The government appointed independent assessors to review the viability of the remaining coal mines.
  2. 2a person who calculates the value or cost of something or the amount of money to be paid an insurance/tax assessor
  3. 3a person who judges how well somebody has done in an exam, a competition, etc. College lecturers acted as external assessors of the exam results. See related entries: Exams and assessment
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: assessor