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English definition of “depreciate”


verb [I]     /dɪˈpriːʃieɪt/
to lose value over a period of time : New computers depreciate in value very quickly .Value and price decreases
depreciation     /dɪˌpriːʃiˈeɪʃən/ noun [U]
(Definition of depreciate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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