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  • n. A decrease in the value of a capital asset
  • n. A amount by which the proceeds of the sale of a capital asset by its owner are less than its cost to the owner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the amount by which the purchase price of an asset exceeds the selling price; the loss is realized when the asset is sold

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