Definition of net book value in English:

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net book value

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Finance
The value of an asset as recorded in the accounts of its owner.
Example sentences
  • The stg £201 million price tag equates to around 2.25 times the net book value of the assets when they were valued at stg £90 million at the end of March.
  • The information includes capital expenditure, net book values, and depreciation.
  • These assets are recorded in the balance sheet at net book values of £150,000 and £40,000 respectively.

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Syllabification: net book val·ue

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