quantification

  

Definition

Approximation of a subjective aspect (attribute, characteristic, property) of a thing or phenomenon into numbers through an arbitrary scale (such as the Likert scale). Every aspect of nature can be quantified although it may not be measurable.

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  • It was difficult to accept the quantification of our work when each contributors' value is worth so much more than the market place will accept.

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  • The quantification process would be over soon and we could all go about our lives in a constructive manner and know all of the numbers.

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  • We assessed the qualities of the successful businesses in the area, but it was only the quantification of this information that was useful.

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