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14:23 Mar 10, 2004
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Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Portuguese term or phrase: assess/evaluate
Qual a diferença entre os verbos assess e evaluate no contexto de medicina?


Danielle Sales
Danielle Sales
Local time: 00:26

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5 +4Depende do contextoxxxSilLiz



15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Depende do contexto

Muitas vezes as duas palavras querem dizer a mesma coisa: avaliar. Mas vai depender da frase e do contexto em que se encontra para se poder dar uma resposta mais precisa.

Local time: 23:26

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Donna Sandin: It's hard to choose, even in business contexts, but I'm slightly more in favor of "assess" in medical context. However, as Liz says, context will determine which
29 mins
  -> Thanks Donna. When writing English I'd rather use "assess" too - though there´s always the context

agree  rhandler: Totalmente de acordo.
53 mins
  -> Obrigada, rhandler

agree  xxxx-Translator
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Stella

agree  Amilcar: A physician always EVALUATES a patient, a patient's condition, etc. But in medicine professionals evaluate and assess millions of things. Context is essential to determine the most "popular" usage for each. There is no consistent denotational diff.
15 days
  -> Thanks Amilcar
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