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valuation

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌvæljuˈeɪʃən/
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.
→ See also inventory valuation, stock valuation
(Definition of valuation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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