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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “depreciate”

depreciate

verb [I or T]
 
 
/dɪˈpriː.ʃi.eɪt/
to (cause something to) lose value, especially over time
(尤指隨時間)(使)貶值,(使)跌價
Our car depreciated (by) £1500 in the first year we owned it.
我們買的車在第一年就貶值了1500英鎊。
Since they set up a builder's yard next door, our house has depreciated in value.
自從我家隔壁變成建築工地以來,我們的房子就開始貶值了。
→ Compare appreciateValue and price decreases
(Definition of depreciate from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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