Meaning of “net present value” in the English Dictionary

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"net present value" in Business English

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net present valuenoun [ C or U ]

uk us abbreviation NPV ACCOUNTING, FINANCE

the present value of an investment's future net cash flow (= difference between the money coming in and going out) after the cost of the original investment has been subtracted:

Countries that have received help so far have seen the net present value of their debt burden fall by an average of 40%.

(Definition of “net present value” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)