Replacement Cost

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Definition: Replacement Cost

Quick Summary of Replacement Cost

A measure of current value which estimates the cost of replacing an asset or liability at the date of the balance sheet. Justified by reference to value to the business.

Examples of Replacement Cost in a sentence

The current terms cost of replacing one fixed asset with another.

Synonyms For Replacement Cost

replacement value, cost of replacement, cost of replacing, cost of the replacement, exposure

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Replacement Cost. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 28, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Replacement Cost. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: September 28, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Replacement Cost are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 26th April, 2020 | 6 Views.