Appraisal vs Inspection - What's the difference?

appraisal | inspection |


As nouns the difference between appraisal and inspection

is that appraisal is a judgment or assessment of the value of something, especially a formal one while inspection is act of examining something, often closely.

appraisal

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A judgment or assessment of the value of something, especially a formal one.
  • Derived terms

    * appraisal theory * overappraisal * quasi-appraisal * underappraisal

    inspection

    English

    Alternative forms

    * enspection * (l) (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Act of examining something, often closely.
  • Upon closer inspection, the animal turned out to be a dolphin, not a shark!
  • Organization that checks that certain laws or rules are obeyed.
  • The inspection fined the restaurant's owner because the kitchen was dirty.

    Synonyms

    * examination * scrutiny

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