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Taking away; reduction; lessening; incompleteness.

The term diminution is used in law to signify that a record submitted by an inferior court to a superior court for review is not complete or not fully certified.

Diminution in market value is a rule of damages, within which the proper measure of damages for permanent injury to real property is the reduction of market value for any use to which the property might be appropriated. It is a rule providing for the before-and-after value of stolen or damaged property.


noun abatement, abbreviation, decrease, deduction, deflation, diminishment, let up, lowering, mitigation, reduction, remission, shrinkage
See also: abatement, consumption, curtailment, damage, decrease, decrement, discount, erosion, mitigation, moderation, mollification, rebate, release, relief, remission, waste, wear and tear
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Cette baisse est expliquee d'une part, par la diminution de la production dans le secteur des industries extractive (-8,9%), et d'autre part par la hausse de la production dans le secteur des industries manufacturiere (+0,4).
Bien qu'en legere diminution, le deficit public devrait rester consequent en 2018, selon la Coface.
State Farm had waived the limitation provision by accepting liability on the Longs' claim and making payments on it without any mention of, or adjustment for, diminished value in an attempt to "run[] out the clock on its insureds by purposefully concealing its legal and contractual duty to assess for diminution in value.
Diminution in value claims can be complex and it is therefore advisable to use a solicitor.
Average thickness diminution and standard deviation of thickness are two geometry parameters of the corroded surface which are given for any environments.
The judge decided the diminution in value was worth 15 per cent of the normal retail value of the car.
Les industries dont la production est orientee vers le marche local ont egalement enregistre une diminution de 25,7% passant de 1571,2 MD a 1167,6 MD durant la meme periode.
Clifford James Consultants Ltd set up its specialist diminution claim service in 2006, and acts for both clients making a diminution claim as well as insurance companies looking to defend diminution cases with no merit.
Rabat - Le ministre charge des Affaires generales et de la gouvernance, Mohamed Najib Boulif "n'a a aucun moment fait de declaration au sujet d'une eventuelle diminution des subventions de certains produits", indique vendredi un communique du ministere, ajoutant que "la reduction des subventions n'a jamais ete evoquee".
En outre,la reunion a evoque de niveau de la criminialite et de la securite dans le pays qui a ete marque par une diminution importante au cours de la derniere periode et par l'augmentation des efforts preventifs de la police.
According to the Court of Appeals of Texas, diminution in value or stigma damages may be allowed where an appraiser familiar with such properties testifies that flooded homes generally suffer diminished market value.
De meme qu'est signale la stabilite du deficit de la balance commerciale du pays, lequel est de 25,1 milliards de dollars, et ce a cause de la diminution de 5,1% des revenus des exportations nationales.