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Syllabification: val·u·a·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌvalyəˈwāSH(ə)n

Definition of valuation in English:


1An estimation of something’s worth, especially one carried out by a professional appraiser: it is wise to obtain an independent valuation
More example sentences
  • In both cases the purchaser paid a fee to the mortgagee for the purpose of having a valuation of the property carried out.
  • The valuation was carried out by the Scottish Executive civil servants earlier this year.
  • She has not provided the Court with any independent valuations.
price, evaluation, assessment, appraisal, costing, quotation, estimate
1.1The monetary worth of something, especially as estimated by an appraiser.
Example sentences
  • That could result in a glut of companies on the market, driving down valuations and giving new leverage to buyers.
  • He said many firms had deferred fund-raising this year in the hope that market conditions and valuations would improve.
  • Over time, this brand value supports and enhances the companies' corporate valuations.



Pronunciation: /ˈvalyo͞oˌāt/
Example sentences
  • This decline in profits, of course, directly affects the way the market valuates stocks.
  • In order to understand why interventions occur, we must first establish how currencies are valuated.
  • For an average homeowner, the only thing that probably changes would be the way his council would valuate his property.

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