Definition of valuation in English:

valuation

Line breaks: valu|ation
Pronunciation: /valjʊˈeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

1An estimation of the worth of something, especially one carried out by a professional valuer: it is wise to obtain an independent valuation
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  • 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.
Synonyms
price, value, evaluation, costing, quotation, estimate
1.1The monetary worth of something, especially as estimated by a valuer: they will lend up to 95 per cent of the valuation
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  • 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.

Derivatives

valuate

verb (chiefly North American)
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  • 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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