- a person who sets valuations, as on property, for taxation
- a person with special knowledge in some field who serves as a consultant to a judge in a legal proceeding
See assessor in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- An official who evaluates property for taxation.
- An assistant to a judge or magistrate, usually selected for special knowledge in a particular area.
- asˌses·soˈri·al (ăsˌə-sôrˈē-əl, -sōrˈ-) adjective
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