valuation


valuation
val·u·a·tion /ˌval-yu̇-'wā-shən/ n
1: the act or process of valuing
actuarial valuation of the assets and liabilities of a state pension fund; specif: appraisal of property
valuation of marital property is a factual finding that will not be upset unless clearly erroneousJensen v. Jensen, 458 N.W.2d 391 (1990)
2: the estimated or determined value (as market value) of a thing
the total assessed valuation of property in the district

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

valuation
index account (evaluation), appraisal, appreciation (perception), assessment (estimation), census, charge (cost), computation, conclusion (determination), cost (price), estimate (approximate cost), estimation (calculation), expense (cost), idea, measurement, par (face amount), price, rate, rating, regard (esteem), value, worth

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


valuation
The process of determining the value or worth of an asset. There are several methods professionals use to perform a valuation, often including both objective and subjective criteria.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


valuation
The process of determining the value or worth of an asset. There are several methods professionals use to perform a valuation, often including both objective and subjective criteria.
 
Valuation is often used as a synonym for appraisal.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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