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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
Translations of “valuation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 估價, 估定的價值…
in Russian оценка стоимости…
in Turkish değer, değer biçme, kıymet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 估价, 估定的价值…
in Polish wycena…
(Definition of valuation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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