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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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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-)
1. an act or instance of amortizing a debt or other obligation.
2. the sums devoted to this purpose.
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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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|Noun||1.||amortization - the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years|
|2.||amortization - payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers|
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amortization[əˌmɔːtɪˈzeɪʃən] N → amortización f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
amortization[əˌmɔːrtaɪˈzeɪʃən] amortisation (British) n (= paying off) [debt, cost, expenses] → amortissement m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Amortisation f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
amortization[əˌmɔːtaɪˈzeɪʃ/ən] n (Comm) → ammortamento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995