depreciation

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depreciation(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (finance)
a. la depreciación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
One of the biggest problems with this nation's economy is the depreciation of the currency.Uno de los problemas más grandes de la economía de esta nación es la depreciación de la moneda.
2. (accounting)
a. la amortización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We chose to spread out the depreciation of the new building over time so that we wouldn't be operating at a loss on paper.Decidimos ampliar el plazo de amortización del edificio para poder operar sin que el déficit figurara por escrito.
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depreciation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of value, currency)
a. la depreciación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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depreciation [dɪˌpriːʃɪˈeɪʃən]
noun
[of value] depreciación (f); [of assets] depreciación (f); amortización (f);
modifier
depreciation account (n) cuenta (f) de amortización
depreciation allowance (n) reservas (f) para depreciaciones
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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