transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 2 (disparage) [formal] [achievement/ability] menospreciarMore example sentences
- Ironically, many minorities also lead the efforts to abolish affirmative action under the belief that their educational achievements are depreciated, disparaged and seen as less valuable.
- Written in diary form it is a humorous, self depreciating honest account of a woman faced with the realities of a breast cancer diagnosis.
- They were different to the other bands, in that they had great catchy melodies and a nice line in self depreciating lyrics.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- [Finance] [assets/shares/currency] depreciarseMore example sentences
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- The simple reason behind this change is that the US dollar and the euro are going to steeply depreciate against the value of gold.
- There are pockets where values have depreciated.
- Buying a cheaper car that depreciates rapidly is a false economy.
- Changes in accounting policies are another example of something to watch for - for example, a company might decide to depreciate assets over a longer period to save on the depreciation charge.
- Furthermore, since computers can be depreciated over a five-year period, the company is also permitted to record the expense using its regular depreciation method.
- Previously, equipment and business assets had to be depreciated over a five to seven year time span.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them.