Definition of valuation in English:

valuation

noun

  • 1An estimation of something's worth, especially one carried out by a professional appraiser.

    ‘it is wise to obtain an independent valuation’
    • ‘Several valuation methods are in use, each with its own set of potential biases.’
    • ‘They were not only shown houses and apartments, but written valuations by supposedly reputable valuers.’
    • ‘The valuation fee should not be more than €190.’
    • ‘She has not provided the Court with any independent valuations.’
    • ‘Some insurers will require proof of purchase, such as a receipt, or independent valuations for each declared item.’
    • ‘Many lenders give incentives to switchers, such as help with valuation fees and legal expenses.’
    • ‘The valuation was carried out by the Scottish Executive civil servants earlier this year.’
    • ‘Ask the bank who is an approved valuer on their valuation panel, and get the valuation done yourself.’
    • ‘The price of the improved offer was a full independent valuation of the property assets.’
    • ‘They also charge a valuation fee upfront for inspecting the property.’
    • ‘Probably the easiest way of determining this is to obtain a valuation in writing from a chartered surveyor.’
    • ‘Some lenders offer dedicated remortgaging services with free legal work and valuations.’
    • ‘It is accepted that the Claimant did not provide any independent valuations of the Strip and the Back Land.’
    • ‘Must he obtain professional valuations of all his goods and chattels?’
    • ‘Our Government's Valuation Officer will also make a valuation based on prevailing market prices.’
    • ‘A possible example is the valuation of assets by State and Territory utility regulators.’
    • ‘In both cases the purchaser paid a fee to the mortgagee for the purpose of having a valuation of the property carried out.’
    • ‘After valuation, the owner and experts will decide whether the item should go forward to auction.’
    • ‘In today's conditions a valuation by professional valuers achieves exactly that.’
    • ‘If you have a smaller mortgage it will probably be best if you go for a mortgage that offers a free valuation - if not free legal fees.’
    price, value, evaluation, costing, quotation, estimate
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    1. 1.1 The monetary worth of something, especially as estimated by an appraiser.
      • ‘He says valuations have been hammered by venture capitalists.’
      • ‘As the company suffers from such a low valuation, it could also be a target for a takeover.’
      • ‘Most of these companies come to the market at undemanding valuations.’
      • ‘That was more the story of the bubble years where arguably we did see a number of people come to the market, simply because valuations were sky high.’
      • ‘At the top are several large companies with market valuations of billions of dollars.’
      • ‘Therefore, those shares with a valuation above the two market averages could be considered to be expensive.’
      • ‘Allowing for the risk factor, both analysts are now suggesting valuations of roughly half their original figures.’
      • ‘Your job can also depend on the markets as companies use their valuation and the issue of new shares to borrow capital to expand.’
      • ‘The markets are looking very different now, and valuations have fallen.’
      • ‘He said many firms had deferred fund-raising this year in the hope that market conditions and valuations would improve.’
      • ‘Those three companies alone saw £2.4bn wiped off their market valuations.’
      • ‘Shareholders should hold faith now that valuations in the technology sector are starting to rebound, it says.’
      • ‘They will be hoping that valuations will improve in the next two years as stock markets recover, analysts said.’
      • ‘Once the market really starts picking up, valuations will increase and companies with just one idea and no revenue will look to the markets for support.’
      • ‘It's a tough market and valuations are low, however, we have seen no reticence from investors.’
      • ‘That could result in a glut of companies on the market, driving down valuations and giving new leverage to buyers.’
      • ‘Higher interest rates would well undermine present asset valuations.’
      • ‘Over time, this brand value supports and enhances the companies' corporate valuations.’
      • ‘Can the stock market be trusted to reflect honest valuations of companies?’
      • ‘And the public markets simply can't get the same valuations as private equity is paying.’
      cost, asking price, selling price, charge, fee, terms, payment, rate, fare, levy, toll, amount, sum, total, figure
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Pronunciation

valuation

/ˌvalyəˈwāSH(ə)n//ˌvæljəˈweɪʃ(ə)n/