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a mer tahyz

  • v  liquidate gradually

  • Back when they were first talking about making "Star Trek II" it was intended as a TV movie, mostly to amortize all the money they'd blown on the sets for the first movie.
  • Very occasionally, younger, more contemporary artists make an appearancebut their itineraries are limited to a couple of carefully chosen dates, arranged to amortize the cost of .
  • None of this vided to amortize the c o n s t r u c t i o n w o u l d r e i s s u e .
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  • Marv Levy in WBEN 930
    We're not going to amortize the future,Levy said. "The cap is $109 million this year. I don't think we're going to 'mortgage the future' type of thing by going beyond the cap."
  • Sid Ganis in San Francisco Chronicle
    Hollywood studios need to amortize their investment always. They are forced to kind of reach a middle ground and put out movies that have more of a popular appeal,academy President Sid Ganis says, explaining why the fare at multiplexes around...

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