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de•pre•ci•a•tion



Pronunciation: (di-prē"shē-ā'shun), [key]
n.
1. decrease in value due to wear and tear, decay, decline in price, etc.
2. such a decrease as allowed in computing the value of property for tax purposes.
3. a decrease in the purchasing or exchange value of money.
4. a lowering in estimation.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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