Translation of "depreciate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] uk /dɪˈpriː.ʃi.eɪt/ us /dɪˈpriː.ʃi.eɪt/

to (cause something to) lose value, especially over time

Our car depreciated (by) $1,500 in the first year we owned it. 我们买的车第一年就贬值了1500英镑。
In the last year our house has depreciated in value. 自从我家隔壁变成建筑工地以来,我们的房子就开始贬值了。
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(Translation of “depreciate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)