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net present valuenoun [C or U]

uk   us   ( abbreviation NPV) ACCOUNTING, FINANCE
the ​presentvalue of an investment's future netcashflow (= difference between the ​money coming in and going out) after the ​cost of the ​originalinvestment has been ​subtracted: Countries that have received ​help so far have seen the ​netpresentvalue of their ​debtburdenfall by an ​average of 40%.
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