depreciation

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See also: dépréciation

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French dépréciation.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˌpɹiːʃɪˈeɪʃən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun[edit]

depreciation (countable and uncountable, plural depreciations)

  1. The state of being depreciated; disparagement.
  2. The decline in value of assets.
  3. (accounting) The measurement of the decline in value of assets. Not to be confused with impairment, which is the measurement of the unplanned, extraordinary decline in value of assets.

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