Meaning of “valuation” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “valuation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"valuation" in American English

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valuationnoun [ C ]

us /ˌvæl·juˈeɪ·ʃən/

the act of saying how much something is worth:

When Wall Street finally realized its dot-com valuations were off by 90% to 100%, the stock market damage was spectacular.

(Definition of “valuation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"valuation" in Business English

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valuationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌvæljuˈeɪʃən/ us

FINANCE, INSURANCE the act of deciding how much money something is worth, or the amount decided:

Insurers usually require a valuation.
An independent valuation of the estimated purchase price of the house will be carried out.
Its market valuation ran up to more than $1 trillion.
a high/low valuation We took advantage of lower valuations and invested in a number of securities.

the act of deciding how helpful or important someone or something is:

a high/low valuation Rangers have a very high valuation of him.

(Definition of “valuation” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)