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depreciation

di pree shee ay shuhn

  • n  a decrease in price or value
    depreciation of the dollar against the yen
  • n  decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use
  • n  a communication that belittles somebody or something

  • Depreciation charges have risen for a number of reasons.
  • Faster depreciation would reduce taxes and thus increase the capital available for investment.
  • And because home prices have climbed dramatically in recent years, depreciation has climbed.
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  • Glenn Stevens in Independent
    Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank, said: "Recent reductions in borrowing rates, the depreciation of the exchange rate and the fiscal stimulus will work to assist growth in the period ahead, but deteriorating international conditions and...
  • Stephen Harper in BusinessWeek
    If we can spread the depreciation burden around the world, that obviously would be helpful to the Canadian economy,Harper said in an interview with Bloomberg in Ottawa.
  • Alan Bollard in BusinessWeek
    A gradual depreciation of the New Zealand dollar remains desirableas it would boost export returns and discourage household spending on imports, Bollard said.

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