depreciating :

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di pree shee ay ting

  • v  belittle
  • v  lower the value of something
  • v  lose in value
  • s  tending to decrease or cause a decrease in value
    a depreciating currency

  • What did the domineering Swedish tragedian and the self-depreciating American comedian have in common? Plenty.
  • In some societies, ; the Arab or Chinese, for example, a beautiful child may be called by a depreciating name -- "Dog," "Stupid," "Ugly," say -- in order to ward off the evil eye.
  • In a funny, self-depreciating speech, Al Gore joked about his Florida loss and pressed the point that, in what will be a very tight election, every vote matters.
News & Articles

  • May Used-Car Depreciation Greater than April
    Used cars overall depreciated -1 percent during May, a slight increase from -0.1 percent levels during April, with domestic cars changing -1.8 percent; import cars depreciating -1.2 percent; domestic trucks changing -0.5 percent; and import trucks at -0.8 percent.
    June 14, 2013 - Vehicle Remarketing

  • Jean-Claude Juncker in Forbes
    It is difficult to understand, whereas China is exporting less to the US than to Europe, why the yuan is appreciating vis-a-vis the dollar and why the yuan is depreciating against the euro,Juncker told reporters.
  • Wen Jiabao in Washington Post
    I understand that some countries want to increase their exports, but I don't understand the practice of depreciating their currency and forcing others to appreciate theirs in order to accomplish this,Wen said. "I think this is a type of...
  • Chakib Khelil in Arab News
    In terms of fundamentals, there is no problem of supply and demand. There is much more a bubble due to speculation, which is based on a depreciating dollar and geopolitical tensions,Khelil said yesterday.

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