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am·or·ti·za·tion

 (ăm′ər-tĭ-zā′shən, ə-môr′-)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of amortizing.
b. The money set aside for this purpose.
2. In reckoning the yield of a bond bought at a premium, the periodic subtraction from its current yield of a proportionate share of the premium between the purchase date and the maturity date.
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amortization

(əˌmɔːtaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

amortisation

n
1. (Banking & Finance)
a. the process of amortizing a debt
b. the money devoted to amortizing a debt
2. (Banking & Finance) (in computing the redemption yield on a bond purchased at a premium) the amount that is subtracted from the annual yield. Compare accumulation3b
amortizement, amortisement n
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am•or•ti•za•tion

(ˌæm ər təˈzeɪ ʃən, əˌmɔr-)

also am•or•tize•ment

(-ˈtaɪz mənt, əˈmɔr tɪz-)

n.
1. an act or instance of amortizing a debt or other obligation.
2. the sums devoted to this purpose.
[1665–75]
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amortization, amortizement

the paying off of a debt in equal installments composed of gradually changing amounts of principal and interest.
See also: Finance
the transfer or sale of property in mortmain.
See also: Property and Ownership
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amortization - the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of yearsamortization - the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years
reduction, step-down, diminution, decrease - the act of decreasing or reducing something
2.amortization - payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfersamortization - payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers
defrayal, defrayment, payment - the act of paying money
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Translations
amortizacija
상각
amortisering

amortization

[əˌmɔːtɪˈzeɪʃən] Namortización f
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amortization

[əˌmɔːrtaɪˈzeɪʃən] amortisation (British) n (= paying off) [debt, cost, expenses] → amortissement m
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amortization

nAmortisation f
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amortization

[əˌmɔːtaɪˈzeɪʃn] n (Comm) → ammortamento
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These fixed assets are taken into account by an amortisement item which does not depend on the realized production or on the workers' number.
However, the amortisement of the acquisition cost of subscribers over several services, significant savings in terms of technology and organisation and client retention should boost operators' margins.
* The role of the public authorities, as facilitators of investments whose amortisements may take decades.