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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.

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

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]

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
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
Translations
amortizacija
상각
amortisering

amortization

[əˌmɔːtɪˈzeɪʃən] Namortización f

amortization

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

amortization

nAmortisation f

amortization

[əˌmɔːtaɪˈzeɪʃn] n (Comm) → ammortamento
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The role of the public authorities, as facilitators of investments whose amortisements may take decades.