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 (ăm′ər-tĭ-zā′shən, ə-môr′-)
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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(əˌmɔːtaɪˈzeɪʃən) or


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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(ˌæm ər təˈzeɪ ʃən, əˌmɔr-)

also am•or•tize•ment

(-ˈtaɪz mənt, əˈmɔr tɪz-)

1. an act or instance of amortizing a debt or other obligation.
2. the sums devoted to this purpose.
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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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[əˌmɔːtɪˈzeɪʃən] Namortización f
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[əˌmɔːrtaɪˈzeɪʃən] amortisation (British) n (= paying off) [debt, cost, expenses] → amortissement m
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nAmortisation f
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[əˌmɔːtaɪˈzeɪʃn] n (Comm) → ammortamento
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