grading grad‧ing [ˈgreɪdɪŋ] noun [uncountable]
the process of judging something and saying officially what its size or quality is:

• Canada's grading system for grain

• Currently, only a fraction of the 4 billion pounds of seafood consumed each year undergoes some form of product-grading or inspection.

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grading UK US /ˈɡreɪdɪŋ/ noun PRODUCTION, HR
[U] the process of judging the quality of a product, substance, or organization, or the performance of an employee: »

The Medical Association has created a system of grading for organs that are to be donated.

grading rules/system/criteria »

Intel's three-month employee grading process begins in January.

[C] a rank or level of quality given to a product, substance, person, or organization: »

The primary school received a 'good' grading.

See also JOB GRADING(Cf. ↑job grading)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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