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Write-down

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Noun

1. write-down, write-off

(accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset

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Write-down

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verb (adverb)
1. (transitive)
to set down in writing
2. (transitive)
to harm or belittle by writing about (a person) in derogatory terms
3. (intr; foll by to or for)
to write in a simplified way (to a supposedly less cultured readership)
4. (transitive) accounting
to decrease the book value of (an asset)
noun write-down
5. accounting
a reduction made in the book value of an asset

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Write-down

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1. 
to put into written form; write a record of
2. 
to disparage or depreciate in writing
3. 
to write in a pointedly simple style, as for readers considered to be less cultivated than the writer
4. 
to reduce the book value of (an asset)
noun
a reduction in the book value of an asset, as because of depreciation or a decline in market value

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Write-down

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n.
Accounting
A downward adjustment in the value of an asset.

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