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AMORTIZATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does amortization mean? 

AMORTIZATION (noun)
  The noun AMORTIZATION has 2 senses:

1. the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years
2. payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers

  Familiarity information: AMORTIZATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AMORTIZATION (noun)


Sense 1amortization [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

amortisation; amortization

Hypernyms ("amortization" is a kind of...):

decrease; diminution; reduction; step-down (the act of decreasing or reducing something)


Sense 2amortization [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

amortisation; amortization

Hypernyms ("amortization" is a kind of...):

defrayal; defrayment; payment (the act of paying money)


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