diminution+of+value

  • 1 Diminution in value — is a legal term of art used when calculating damages in a legal dispute, and describes a measure of value lost due to a circumstance or set of circumstances that caused the loss. Specifically, it measures the value of something before and after… …

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  • 2 diminution in value — diminution in value: a theory of property damages in which the measure of damages for the breach of a contract or lease is equal to the difference between the value of the property in the condition promised and the value as it exists Merriam… …

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  • 3 diminution in value — Rule of damages which provides for difference between before and after value of property which has been damaged or taken. Big Rock Mountain Corp. v. Stearns Roger Corp., C.A.S.D., 388 F.2d 165, 168. If breach of contract results in defective or… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 4 diminution in value — Rule of damages which provides for difference between before and after value of property which has been damaged or taken. Big Rock Mountain Corp. v. Stearns Roger Corp., C.A.S.D., 388 F.2d 165, 168. If breach of contract results in defective or… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 5 diminution of value — lessening of value, reduction of worth …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 6 permanent diminution in value — A fall in the value of an asset that is unlikely to be reversed. The fixed asset must be shown in the balance sheet at the reduced amount, which will be the estimated recoverable amount. A provision has to be made through the profit and loss… …

    Accounting dictionary

  • 7 temporary diminution in value — A fall in the value of an asset that is only expected to be for the short term. Under historical cost accounting, no adjustments are made for temporary diminutions (unless they become permanent). See also: permanent diminution in value …

    Accounting dictionary

  • 8 permanent diminution in value — A fall in the value of an asset that is unlikely to be reversed. The fixed asset must be shown in the balance sheet at the reduced amount, which will be the estimated recoverable amount A provision has to be made through the profit and loss… …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 9 diminution — UK US /ˌdɪmɪˈnjuːʃən/ US  / əˈnuː / noun [C or U] FORMAL ► a reduction in size, importance, or value: »After an accident, a vehicle will suffer a diminution in value …

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  • 10 value — The utility of an object in satisfying, directly or indirectly, the needs or desires of human beings, called by economists value in use, or its worth consisting in the power of purchasing other objects, called value in exchange. Joint Highway… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11 diminution — dim|i|nu|tion [ˌdımıˈnju:ʃən US ˈnu: ] n [U and C] formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin minuere to make less ] a reduction in the size, number, or amount of something diminution of/in ▪ a diminution in value …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 diminution — noun (C, U) a reduction in the size, number, or amount of something (+ of/in): a diminution in value …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 diminution — [ diminysjɔ̃ ] n. f. • v. 1260; de diminuer 1 ♦ Action de diminuer; son résultat. ⇒ amoindrissement , baisse, décroissance, décroissement, décrue, recul, réduction, régression. La diminution du nombre des décès. Diminution graduelle, progressive …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 14 Diminution — Dim i*nu tion, n. [L. diminutio, or perh. rather deminutio: cf. F. diminution. See {Diminish}.] 1. The act of diminishing, or of making or becoming less; state of being diminished; reduction in size, quantity, or degree; opposed to {augmentation} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 diminution — [dim΄ə no͞o′shən, dim΄ənyo͞o′shən] n. [ME < OFr < L deminutio] 1. a diminishing or being diminished; lessening; decrease 2. Music variation of a theme by shortening, usually halving, the time value of the notes: cf. AUGMENTATION …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 Diminution — This article is about the musical term. For other uses, see Diminution (disambiguation). In Western music and music theory, diminution (from Medieval Latin diminutio, alteration of Latin deminutio, decrease) has four distinct meanings. Diminution …

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  • 17 diminution — [[t]dɪ̱mɪnju͟ːʃ(ə)n, AM nu͟ː [/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu N of/in n A diminution of something is its reduction in size, importance, or intensity. [FORMAL] The president has accepted a diminution of the powers he originally wanted. ...despite a slight… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 PLUS-VALUE — Au sens de la pratique économique courante, la plus value est un accroissement en valeur d’une ressource ou d’un avoir, obtenu sans contrepartie et, en général, en une seule fois; elle se distingue donc de tout surproduit prenant la forme d’un… …

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  • 19 moins-value — [ mwɛ̃valy ] n. f. • 1868; de moins et value, d apr. plus value ♦ Écon., comm. Diminution de la valeur d une chose; perte de valeur. Spécialt Différence entre le produit réel et le produit théorique (d une taxe, d un impôt). Des moins values. ⊗… …

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  • 20 Plus-value (marxisme) — La plus value (ou parfois survaleur) est un concept forgé par Proudhon, puis repris et développé par Karl Marx dans sa critique de l économie politique, et détaillé dans Le Capital. Karl Marx reprend et complète la théorie de la valeur des… …

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