depreciation charge

depreciation charge
noun
an amount periodically charged to expense or against revenue in compensation for depreciation of property
Hypernyms: ↑charge

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noun
: an amount in accounting that is commonly a fixed percentage of the original cost of a property and that is periodically charged off to expense or against revenue in order to compensate for the depreciation of the property

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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